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Merrimack College
Church statue Merrimack Colleges Church.JPG
MottoPer Scientiam Ad Sapientiam ( Latin)
Motto in English
Through Knowledge to Wisdom
TypePrivate
Established1947
Affiliation Roman Catholic
( Order of Saint Augustine)
PresidentChristopher Hopey [1]
Academic staff
220
Administrative staff
330
Undergraduates3,653
Postgraduates575
Location North Andover, MA, USA
Campus Suburban, 220 acres (350,515 sq. meters)
NewspaperThe Beacon
Colors Blue, Gold          
Athletics NCAA
Div IHockey East (men's and women's hockey)
Div IINE10
Nickname Warriors
Affiliations NAICU
AICUM
ACCU [2]
Sports24 varsity teams
Website merrimack.edu

Merrimack College is a private college in the Roman Catholic tradition located in North Andover, Massachusetts. [3]

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. [4]

Logo of Merrimack Warriors

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. [5]


References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-07. Retrieved 2010-03-11.
  2. ^ ACCU Member Institutions
  3. ^ Fernandes, Deirdre (July 17, 2017). "Small private schools are financially struggling, but Merrimack has found its footing - The Boston Globe". Boston Globe.
  4. ^ "History". Merrimack College. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  5. ^ 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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