College Overview


Mercy College of Ohio, a Catholic institution with a focus on healthcare, educates and inspires students to lead and to serve in the global community.


To be the leader in educating individuals committed to intellectual inquiry, social engagement, and lifelong learning.


  • Compassion: Displaying respect, empathy, and a willingness to listen.
  • Human Dignity: Respecting the significance of each individual.
  • Excellence: Pursuing distinction in our professional and personal lives through quality academics and intellectual inquiry.
  • Service: Engaging the College Community to enrich the lives of students through professional and community service.
  • Sacredness of Life: Revering all life through our thoughts, words, and actions.
  • Justice: Acting with integrity, fairness, honesty, and truthfulness.

Mercy College takes great pride in the quality healthcare education it provides to every student. Faculty, staff, and students embrace the spirit, mission, values, and heritage set forth by the foundresses of the College. Graduates are prepared to enter their respective healthcare professions with the knowledge to make a difference.

Toledo Campus

The Toledo campus of Mercy College of Ohio is located at 2221 Madison Avenue in Toledo, Ohio. Located on the western tip of Lake Erie, Toledo is known as the “Glass City.” Toledo’s expressway system is linked to the east-west by the Ohio Turnpike and to the north-south by Interstate 75. Toledo is the fourth largest city in Ohio and home to the Toledo Mud Hens baseball team and the Toledo Walleye hockey team.

Youngstown Location

The Mercy College of Ohio Youngstown location is at 1044 Belmont Avenue in Youngstown, Ohio, easily accessible from the Ohio and Pennsylvania Turnpike system and many major interstates. The Cardiac Health Center Building on the corner of Belmont and Park Avenues houses the Youngstown location. The College occupies the second and fourth floors.  The last class was admitted fall 2021 with an expected closure of the Youngstown location in December 2023.


Mercy College of Ohio, located in Toledo, Ohio, is a private Catholic institution with a focus on healthcare education. Tracing its heritage to the school of nursing founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1918, Mercy College of Ohio was incorporated in 1992 and offers a broad variety of healthcare-related graduate and undergraduate degrees, certificates, and non-credit certificates.

Mercy College of Ohio Seal

Mercy College of Ohio seal

The Mercy College of Ohio seal combines symbols of the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, healthcare, and higher education, all of which reflect the mission of the College.

The Mercy cross is the central symbol representing Christian values embedded in a shield symbolizing a tradition of excellence. The lamp and book signify the pursuit of knowledge and truth with the guiding flame of light. The College motto, “Misericordia et Cura,” denotes compassion and caring, and focuses on the values that are vital to the healing ministries.

Mercy Alumni Association

The Mercy Alumni Association serves more than 9,000 graduates from St. Vincent School of Nursing, Mercy School of Nursing, Mercy College of Northwest Ohio, and Mercy College of Ohio.  

Every graduate that completes a degree or certificate program is considered a member of the Association. There are no annual dues. The Association is organized for charitable, educational, and social purposes to support both the College and alumni. Information about the Association can be found on the College’s website:

Support Services

Food Services

Market C, offering a variety of self-serve food and drink options, is available to students on the Toledo Campus and is located on the first floor of the Jefferson building.  Additionally, vending machines are located throughout the Toledo campus on the ground and fifth floors of the Madison building and on the second, third (in the student lounge), and sixth floors of the Jefferson building. At the Youngstown location, vending machines are located throughout the St. Elizabeth Hospital for students to purchase items. Most clinical/practicum locations have cafeterias available for students to purchase items; hours of service vary depending on location.

Identification Badges

Students will be issued identification badges during the first term. Students can obtain badges by contacting the Student Affairs Coordinator on the Toledo campus or the Student Support Services Coordinator in Youngstown. Badges are used for various purposes (identification, entrance to certain areas, access to clinicals, etc.) and should always be worn when on campus or at affiliated agencies. Badges will be deactivated upon graduation, withdrawal, or a leave. Requests for a new or replacement badge can be submitted via an online form: There is a $12 fee for replacement badges.

Mercy College Marketplace

Mercy College apparel, basic school supplies, and other items are available for purchase through the Mercy College Marketplace, located on the first floor of the Jefferson building on the Toledo campus and in the Cardiac building, on the fourth floor, at the Youngstown location.