Merrimack College is a top liberal arts college located in North Andover, Massachusetts, USA. It offers undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts, business, science and engineering, and education programs. In addition non-credit certificate programs and courses are offered in evening and online formats.

Merrimack College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. The Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering curricula are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. The Chemistry program is accredited by the American Chemical Society. The Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

The teacher preparation programs in elementary, middle, and secondary education as well as Special Education (Moderate Disabilities) have state approval under the Interstate Certification Compact of the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification.

Ranking Profile:

- It is ranked 8th in the U.S. News 2012 rankings of best northeast colleges. Merrimack College has been ranked in the Best Regional Colleges – North, which includes institutions that focus on undergraduate education and offer a wide range of degree programs in liberal arts and professional fields such as business, education and the sciences.

- The Princeton Review included Merrimack as one of 630 institutions featured on the Best Colleges: Region by Region section of, and one of 212 receiving the Best in the Northeast designation, featured in the Best Northeastern Colleges: 2009 Edition book.

- U.S. News & World Report recognized Merrimack College among the nation's top 186 liberal arts colleges in the 2009 America's Best Colleges Guide.

- Listed as a top college in the nation in America's Best Colleges 2008 ( This is the first annual college ranking for Forbes which was completed in collaboration with the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP).

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America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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