Misericordia University Open House

Members News

DALLAS TWP., Pa. — Misericordia University is holding an open house program on the Back Mountain campus for high school students and their parents on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The program offers an informative tour of the more than 124-acre campus, meetings with Misericordia students, faculty and coaches, as well as information sessions with admissions and financial aid counselors.


The program begins with registration at 9 a.m. in the Anderson Sports and Health Center inside the North Gate of the upper campus. A special “Meet the Coaches” session will be held from 9-10 a.m. The schedule includes campus tours, a faculty session and lunch, and meetings with representatives of student services, athletics and financial aid. A session also be available about the Alternative Learner’s Project for students with learning disabilities.


Misericordia University offers a liberal arts curriculum with academic programs leading to bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. The university has more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students in full- and part-time academic programs.


The university recently added three new academic programs in support of the nation’s growing health care industry. The Medical and Health Humanities program is for students who are interested in the humanities fields, as well as health care and medicine. Misericordia features the region’s only entry-level Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and the Bachelor of Health Science with a Specialization in Patient Navigation degree leads to careers in the emergent fields of patient advocacy, health education, wellness and community health.


Prospective students will have an opportunity to tour numerous buildings including the 40,000-square-foot John J. Passan Hall. Dallas. Passan Hall houses state-of-the-art simulator laboratories and classrooms in the nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology programs of the College of Health Sciences and Education.


The tours will also offer a look at Misericordia’s athletic facilities, including Tambur Field, the home to Cougar Baseball, and the University’s John and Mary Metz Field House, adjacent to Manglesdorf Field. The University recently added men’s volleyball to its roster for the 2017-18 season.


To register or get more information the open house program, please contact the admissions office at (570) 675-4449, 1-866-262-6363 or by e-mail at admiss@misericordia.edu. Students can also visit Misericordia University online at www.admissions.misericordia.edu/openhouse.


For more information about Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 56 academic programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full- and part-time formats. Misericordia University ranks in the top tier of the Best Regional Universities – North category of U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Colleges. The Princeton Review recognizes MU as a 2018 Best Northeastern College and MONEY Magazine includes Misericordia in its 2017-18 “Best Colleges” list.