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A graduate degree helps you gain a deeper understanding of a subject you already love, with the added bonus of career advancement and increased earning potential.

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Graduate Students

A graduate degree helps you to hone your skills, stand out professionally, increase your income potential and become a leader in your field.

Our faculty have years of practical experience in their fields and are ready to share their knowledge and expertise so you are ready to hit the ground running when you graduate.

Your degree will help you to maximize your earning potential. The median annual income for people with a master鈥檚 degree is $23,400 more per year than those with only a bachelor鈥檚.*

Explore degree options across our six schools including: education, health care, cybersecurity, computer science, English, psychology or counseling, business and more.


*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Median Weekly Earning and Unemployment Rate by Educational Attainment, 2018.

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Learning happens by doing

We have designed our programs to provide hands-on experience while you are still in school. Students will have opportunities to work in state-of-the-art facilities to gain the practical knowledge that will help you stand out from the crowd.

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From the moment you enroll in a graduate program, you will be assigned a personal mentor who can support every part of the graduate journey.

Faculty Advisers

Professors take an active interest in connecting students to professional opportunities and giving one-on-one guidance.

Internships and Networking

We have strong relationships with organizations across New York City and Westchester, ensuring that students gain experience and professional contacts.

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Important Graduate Application Timelines

Once you decide to pursue a graduate degree at Mercy, your next step is to complete your application. We offer rolling admissions for many graduate programs. Here's what that means 鈥 our admissions team evaluates applications as potential students submit them, rather than waiting for a hard deadline.

Keep in mind that not all Mercy programs have rolling admissions. Graduate programs that have specific application timelines include:

If you want to apply for one of these programs, you must meet the application deadlines and submit your paperwork to the correct portal to complete the application process.

Have questions about applying? The team at Mercy is here to help!

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What Do I Need to Apply to Mercy's Graduate Programs?

Our convenient online portal is where you'll submit your application and supporting documentation for most graduate programs. This portal makes it easy to review all requirements, check your application status and track documents that the admissions team has received.

Interested in the , or program? You will need to apply through the program-specific portal.

Explore our graduate application page for more information about application requirements, hard deadlines and rolling admissions processes.


Why Choose Mercy for Your Graduate Degree?

Making Mercy your home as you pursue your graduate degree opens up a world of possibilities. Whether you're entering a graduate program right after finishing your bachelor's or took time off between degrees, we have plenty of tools to help you succeed. 

One of the many highlights of each campus is a Learning Center. This is your hub for academic tutoring, thesis writing support, presentation practice and more, so you feel confident as you work toward your degree.

At Mercy, we offer tuition remission and community partnership programs. In simple terms, tuition remission means you receive a discount on your tuition if your employer or union has partnered with Mercy for this exclusive benefit. To learn more and see if you qualify, explore our tuition remission page.

In addition to tuition remission, other financial aid opportunities include grants and Graduate PLUS Loans. Spend less time worrying about paying for grad school and more time making the most of your Mercy education.

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Campus Life & Support

With three campus locations you'll have the flexibility to fit class around your busy schedule. 

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Tuition & Cost

We believe a high quality, private education should be accessible to as many people as possible. We work hard to keep our tuition as low as possible. Learn more about financial aid available to graduate students and explore our tuition and fees.

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麻豆精品 & The College of New Rochelle Alumni Assistance Scholarship

Now is the time to plan for your future, with the support of an institution you know and trust.

We know that you may be facing new career challenges in these uncertain times. We want to help you and your family grow into an even more qualified job candidate, for when the economy shifts into recovery mode. 

The program offers Mercy University and The College of New Rochelle (CNR) undergraduate alumni and dependents of alumni a one-time, $1,000 scholarship when enrolling for the first time in one of our graduate programs. The scholarship cannot be combined with any other 麻豆精品 scholarship. 

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