|Motto||Per Scientiam Ad Sapientiam ( Latin)|
Motto in English
|Through Knowledge to Wisdom|
( Order of Saint Augustine)
|President||Christopher Hopey |
|Campus||Suburban, 220 acres (350,515 sq. meters)|
Div I – Hockey East (men's and women's hockey)
Div II – NE10
|Sports||24 varsity teams|
The college was founded in 1947 by the Order of St. Augustine with an initial goal to educate World War II veterans. The college has grown to encompass 220 acres campus and almost 40 buildings. The library is named after Rev. Vincent A. McQuade, the founder of the college. 
The athletics teams participate in the Northeast-10 Conference of NCAA Division II. They will begin their four-year transition to Division I during the 2019-20 season and will be full Division I members by 2023-24, joining the Northeast Conference. 
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- ACCU Member Institutions
- Fernandes, Deirdre (July 17, 2017). "Small private schools are financially struggling, but Merrimack has found its footing - The Boston Globe". Boston Globe.
- "History". Merrimack College. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
- Dauster, Rob (September 10, 2018). "Division I men's basketball set to add another member". NBC Sports. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
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