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Mercy College of Ohio is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Toledo, Ohio. The location of Mercy College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

295 Undergraduate Degrees
57% Acceptance Rate

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Mercy College of Ohio Rankings

We have ranked Mercy College as #230 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #8 out of 68 schools in Ohio.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Mercy College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#54 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#100 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Mercy College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#52 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#97 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Mercy College of Ohio?

Location of Mercy College of Ohio

Contact details for Mercy College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2221 Madison Avenue, Toledo, OH 43604-1132
Phone: 419-251-1313

How Do I Get Into Mercy College?

You can apply to Mercy College online at:

Admission Requirements for Mercy College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Mercy College?

57% Acceptance Rate
80% Of Accepted Are Women
Mercy College has an acceptance rate of 57%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 20% of accepted students are men and 80% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 57%.

Can I Afford Mercy College of Ohio?

83% Take Out Loans
5.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Mercy College, approximately 83% of students took out student loans averaging $7,729 a year. That adds up to $30,916 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mercy College is 5.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Mercy College of Ohio Undergraduate Student Diversity

365 Full-Time Undergraduates
84% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,500 undergraduate students at Mercy College, with 365 being full-time and 1,135 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Mercy College

There are also 60 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 365 full-time undergraduates at Mercy College, 16% are male and 84% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Mercy College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mercy College of Ohio students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mercy College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 28
Hispanic or Latino 24
White 289
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 14

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Mercy College of Ohio. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Mercy College of Ohio

419 Took All Classes Online
881 Took At Least One Class Online
32.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Mercy College. In 2017-2018, 881 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mercy College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 12th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Mercy College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mercy College of Ohio was 32.1%. This is the #389 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mercy College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Mercy College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 12%
Registered Nursing 12%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mercy College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mercy College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #87
Nursing #111

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Mercy College of Ohio Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 155 140 295
TOTAL 155 140 295


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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