Merrimack College was founded in 1947 in North Andover, Massachusetts, by the Order of St. Augustine O.S.A.The Augustinians, at the invitation of Richard Cushing, then Archbishop of Boston, established the College as a direct response to the needs and aspirations of local G.I.’s returning home from World War II.
We provide professionally-relevant Pre-Master's Programs that are specifically designed for international students and taught on campus. Our aim is to teach you the English language, study and research skills you need to succeed in your graduate degree at Merrimack, as well as in your career.
The O’Brien Center for Career Development staff offer a wealth of resources, including career fairs and panels, researching employment opportunities, on-campus interviews, and extensive one-on-one advising to help you identify your interests, explore your options, and pursue your employment or graduate study goals.
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One way you can be part of this community is through college housing. Students have a variety of types of residence halls they can live in during their time at Merrimack from standard double rooms and suites to apartments on and off campus.Students will get to know their Resident Advisor (RA) who is an upperclass student who lives within the community. RAs plan events and help students get to know each other. Events that RAs have planned in the past year include trips to the North End in Boston for pastries, service trips, and pep rallies before sporting events.
McQuade Library fosters the intellectual growth of the Merrimack community of lifelong learners and serves as a valuable center of information resources and customized instruction.
We have residential villages, apartments, traditional residence halls and townhouses along with areas for honors students, engineers and so much more. At Merrimack, you’ll find a living situation that matches up to your interests and ambitions, and best of all, feels like home. Learning and living alongside your closest friends, you’ll become an active part of the Warrior community.
You can sweat it out, act it out or simply chill out, while making life-long friends on campus. With more than 60 clubs, 25 sports and a brand-new stadium, there’s no limit to what you can do here at Merrimack. Explore your passions alongside others with similar interests, whether that means a cappella singing or outdoor adventuring - find your people!
With more than 60 student organizations at Merrimack, it’s easy to find something to join.
Merrimack College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Overall good experience
I really enjoyed my time at Merrimack. Overall, I learned a lot from the majority of my classes and loved many of my talented professors.
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