College and Post Graduate Planning
“Mercy’s all girls environment is the perfect place to learn the important lessons about self-value and self-respects before entering college and the larger world.” - Mercy Student
Finding the Right College
Mercy High School excels in preparing young women for college. 100% of the members of the Class of 2015 and the Class of 2016 received acceptances at colleges and universities. Approximately 91% of all Mercy graduates continue their education at four-year colleges and universities - including such prestigious institutions as Boston College, Brown, Colby, Cornell, Dartmouth, Fairfield, Fordham, Georgetown, Harvard, Marist, Middlebury, Mount Holyoke, Princeton, Providence, Smith, The College of The Holy Cross, Trinty, United States Air Force Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Military Academy - West Point, University of Connecticut, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova, Wesleyan, and Yale.
The Class of 2016 was awarded more than $8 million in scholarships and financial aid. Many student athletes have received full scholarships to four year colleges and universities.
School Counseling’s Edline page provides all the information students and parents need to know about selecting and applying to colleges, including information on college search, SAT testing, financial aid, scholarships, common application, NCAA eligibility, and more!