EIN 24-0795406

Misericordia University

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Misericordia University is a Catholic university in northeast Pennsylvania, founded by the Sisters of Mercy, that provides caring, motivated students with a challenging education.
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Misericordia University is child organization, under the parent exemption from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
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Program areas at Misericordia University

Misericordia University is a catholic liberal arts institution established in the tradition of the sisters of mercy in 1924. The University fosters intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and respect for persons in an environment where all are welcome. The University offers undergraduate and graduate programs to resident and commuter students who can choose from majors in three distinct academic colleges. The college of arts and sciences offers major degree programs in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, clinical laboratory science, computer science, english, data science, environmental studies, government, law and national security, history, information technology, mathematics, medical and health humanities, philosophy, psychology, and statistics as well as a number of minor degree programs. Dual credentials are available in history/mba, history/organizational management, philosophy/organizational management and psychology/organizational management. Specializations in pre-law (english, history, medical and health humanities, philosophy), pre-professional (biochemistry, chemistry), pre-dpt (biochemistry, biology, medical and health humanities), secondary education certification (biology, chemistry, english, mathematics), and citizenship certification in history. The college of health sciences & education offers major degree programs in diagnostic medical sonography, early childhood & special education, health science, medical imaging, middle level education, nursing bsn, rn-bsn, occupational science, secondary education and social work, as well as minor degree programs in addictions counseling, gerontology and patient navigation. Certification programs are available in addictions counseling, autism spectrum disorders, diagnostic medical sonography, geriatric care manager, family nurse practitioner, patient navigation and reading specialist. The college of health sciences & education offers dual credentials in health science/speech pathology, medical imaging/diagnostic medical sonography, and nursing dnp/bsn to dnp, as well as entry level professional master of science degrees in adult-gerontologic primary care nurse practitioner, education, family nurse practitioner, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, and speech-language pathology; a post-professional master of science degree in occupational therapy; and post professional doctorial degrees in physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, and nursing education.the college of business offers major degree programs in accounting, business administration, business economics, health care management, mass communication and design, professional studies, and sports management along with a number of minor degree programs. Specialization in pre-dpt includes health care management. Graduate programs include masters of business administration.misericordia University is regionally accredited by the middle states commission on higher education. The University is also officially recognized by the following accrediting agencies: accreditation council for occupational therapy education, commission on accreditation in physical therapy education, american physical therapy association, commission on accreditation of allied health education programs, commission on accreditation of allied health education programs (caahep), commission on collegiate nursing education, council on academic accreditation in audiology and speech-language pathology of the american speech-language-hearing association, council on social work education, international accreditation council for business education, Pennsylvania department of education, and the joint review committee on education in radiologic technology. Misericordia University has legal permission from the Pennsylvania state board of nurse examiners to operate a school of nursing in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Various other state education departments also recognize the University's academic programs.the master's degree in education offered by Misericordia University is fully approved by the Pennsylvania department of education. The master's degree in nursing is fully accredited by the commission on collegiate nursing education of the american association of colleges of nursing. The professional master's degree program in occupational therapy is fully accredited by the accreditation council for occupational therapy education. The entry level program in physical therapy is fully accredited by the commission on accreditation of physical therapy education, american physical therapy association. The occupational therapy doctoral program (otd) are fully approved by the Pennsylvania department of education. The master's degree in business administration and the master's degree in organizational management have accreditation by the international assembly for collegiate business education. The professional master's degree program in speech-language pathology at Misericordia University is accredited by the council on academic accreditation in audiology and speech-language pathology, american speech-language-hearing association.the accreditation review commission on education for the physician assistant (arc-pa) is the accrediting agency that protects the interests of the public and pa profession by defining the standards for pa education and evaluating pa educational programs within the territorial united states to ensure their compliance with those standards. The following statement is provided by arc-pa: "the arc-pa has granted accreditation - provisional status to the Misericordia University physician assistant program sponsored by Misericordia University. Accreditation-provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program's ability to meet the arc-pa standards or when a program holding accreditation-provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students. Accreditation-provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class. "the total headcount for fall 2022 included 2,236 students.

Who funds Misericordia University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Schwab Charitable FundEducation$825,000
Curtis Barbara Ann-TrGeneral Operating$150,516
Allone FoundationAutism Collaborative Centers of Excellence Initiative$127,750
...and 45 more grants received totalling $1,900,617

Personnel at Misericordia University

James RobertsChief of Staff and Bot Secretary$102,232
Jim RobertsChief of Staff
Mark van EttenVice President , Finance and Administration and Treas.$177,550
Susan HelwigVice President - University Advancement$182,171
Glenn BozinskiVice President of Enrollment MGMT.$137,395
...and 25 more key personnel

Financials for Misericordia University

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,431,569
Program services$78,179,064
Investment income and dividends$3,460,549
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$59,954
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$925,137
Net income from fundraising events$-5,635
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$688,489
Total revenues$89,739,127

Form 990s for Misericordia University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-03-26990View PDF
2022-062023-04-05990View PDF
2021-062022-05-15990View PDF
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 18, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
January 2, 2024
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $125,000 from Hearst Foundation
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $150,516 from Curtis Barbara Ann-Tr
August 21, 2023
Received grants
Identified 37 new grant, including a grant for $158,305 from The Luzerne Foundation
August 17, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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General information
301 Lake St
Dallas, PA 18612
Metro area
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
Luzerne County, PA
Website URL
(570) 674-6400
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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