School of Social & Behavioral Sciences (Undergrad)


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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees


Undergraduate Pathway:

  • Undergraduate Pathway 3 Term – IELTS 4.5 (24 credits) $26,185
  • Undergraduate Pathway 2 Term – IELTS 5.0 (24 credits) $23,685
  • Undergraduate Pathway 2 Term – IELTS 5.5 (24 credits) $21,185


4 Years


Jan, Sep, May

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Delivery mode


Degree type

Foundation year

List of Programs

  1. Behavioral Science
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Criminal Justice: Forensic Investigations
  4. Criminal Justice: Homeland Security
  5. International Relations and Diplomacy
  6. Legal Studies
  7. Legal Studies: Paralegal Studies
  8. Legal Studies: Political Science
  9. Psychology
  10. Social Work
  11. Sociology


Academic Requirements

  • GPA: 2

English Tests Requirements





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About Faculty

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences seeks to foster caring in our global community. Through learning to treat one person at a time, helping individuals and families better manage every day issues, or working in a large organization, Mercy University teaches students how to become an integral part of their world.

Top Reasons to Study in Mercy University

  • Diverse study

with a choice of over 100 academic routes

  • New York locations

with campuses in Manhattan, Dobbs Ferry and Bronx.

  • Student support

delivered in small classes by experienced staff

  • Award-winning

Best College three times in the last four years

Ranking & Accreditation of Mercy University

  • Mercy University Recognized as a Top Performer by U.S. News & World Report in 2024 Best Colleges Rankings
  • Best of Westchester: Recognized by Westchester Magazine as the Best College 2019, 2020 and 2022.
  • Hispanic Outlook: Recognized in the top 100 for “Total Master’s Degree Schools for Hispanics”
  • 2024 U.S. News and World Report Top performer on social mobility.

Student Accommodation at Mercy University

Living on campus can be one of the most rewarding college experiences. It’s a chance to gain independence, broaden your horizons and meet lifelong friends.

There are several options for living on campus at Mercy University – whether you’re in a residence hall on the Westchester Campus or our brand new Dorm34 at the Manhattan campus, there’s something for everyone.

  • Single: $5,550/semester $11,100/year
  • Double: $5,100/semester $10,200/year
  • MEAL PLAN RATES: $2,000 per semester ($4,000 per year).


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