Mercy College School of Business

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Mercy College School of Business
Type Private
Established 1950
Dean Victor Petenkemani[1][2]
Campus Suburban/Urban
Affiliations Mercy College (New York)
Website www.mercy.edu/business/

Mercy College's School of Business was established in 1950. The college consists of three departments offering eleven bachelor's degrees and four post graduate degrees. Victor Petenkemani is the current interim dean of the School of Business,[3] while Dr. Raymond Manganelli is the chairman of the graduate programs.[4][5]

There are 7,157 undergraduates on its 66 acre campus. For the 2017-18 academic year, tuition and fees totaled $18,714.[6] The graduate business school had 526 students and a 68% acceptance rate in 2017.[7] The MBA program's admission rate in Fall 2018 was 27%.[8] Although Mercy College School of Business does not fully offer an online MBA program, nonetheless the School's MBA program has been ranked among the best online MBA programs by U.S. News & World Report.[9] Other graduate programs of Mercy College's School of Business have also been ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report.[10] The MBA program of Mercy College School of Business has also been listed in Princeton Reviews Best 296 Business Schools.[11]

History[edit]

Although Mercy College had offered courses in business since the 1950s, the School of Business started offering graduate courses in business since the late 1980s.

Academics[edit]

Admissions[edit]

Admissions decisions are made on a holistic basis that considers academic record, standardized test scores, accomplishments outside of the classroom, recommendations, and essays. For graduate admission, a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA is required.[12] The graduate business school had a 68% acceptance rate in 2017.[13] The MBA program's admission rate in Fall 2018 was 27%.[14]

Departments[edit]

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Other Business Majors

Centers[edit]

  • Strategic Consulting Institute
  • Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Center for Business Communication
  • Center for International Business
  • Women’s Leadership Institute
  • Lifepath Coaching Institute

MBA program[edit]

The School of Business's MBA program comprises a curriculum of 57 credits. The core curriculum includes courses such as Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Managerial Statistics, Managerial Economics, Leadership, Operations Management, and Marketing Strategy.[15]

Facilities[edit]

The School of Business is located on Mercy College's main campus in Dobbs Ferry, New York, as well as in Manhattan and Bronx.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.mercy.edu/business/faculty-profiles
  2. ^ https://patch.com/new-york/rivertowns/bp--mercy-college-school-of-business-to-offer-new-3-y89450a283a
  3. ^ https://www.mercy.edu/users/eweis
  4. ^ https://www.mercy.edu/users/rmanganelli
  5. ^ http://www.nydailynews.com/services/college-open-house/mercy-college-mba-program-article-1.2113353
  6. ^ "Mercy College - Profile, Rankings and Data". US News Best Colleges. US News & World Report. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  7. ^ https://www.petersons.com/graduate-schools/mercy-college-school-of-business-000_10033839.aspx
  8. ^ https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/mercy-college-OBUS0361/mba
  9. ^ https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/mercy-college-OBUS0361/mba
  10. ^ https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/mercy-college-OBUS0361/business
  11. ^ "Best Business Schools rankings: Mercy College". The Princeton Review. Retrieved June 11, 2017.
  12. ^ https://www.mercy.edu/degrees-programs/mba-business-administration#faqs
  13. ^ https://www.petersons.com/graduate-schools/mercy-college-school-of-business-000_10033839.aspx
  14. ^ https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/mercy-college-OBUS0361/mba
  15. ^ https://www.mercy.edu/degrees-programs/mba-business-administration#curriculum