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

Merrimack College
Church statue Merrimack Colleges Church.JPG
MottoPer Scientiam Ad Sapientiam (Latin)
Motto in English
Through Knowledge to Wisdom
AffiliationRoman Catholic
(Order of Saint Augustine)
PresidentChristopher Hopey[1]
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Location, ,
CampusSuburban, 220 acres (350,515 sq. meters)
NewspaperThe Beacon
ColorsBlue, Gold          
Div IHockey East (men's and women's hockey)
NicknameWarriors , "The U"
Sports24 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.[4]

Logo of Merrimack Warriors

Sports programEdit

The athletics teams participate in the Northeast Conference of NCAA Division I. They began their four-year transition to Division I during the 2019-20 season and will be full Division I members by 2023-24.[5] The college currently has 22 teams participating in intercollegiate sport (9 men's teams and 13 women's teams)[6]. The men's college ice hockey program is currently a NCAA Division I program, participating in the Hockey East conference.[7]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-07. Retrieved 2010-03-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  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.
  6. ^ "Merrimack College Athletics - Official Athletics Website". Merrimack College Athletics. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
  7. ^ "Merrimack Warriors - Hockey East Association". Retrieved 2019-02-04.

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