Mercy offers eight Advanced Placement courses which are all formally authorized and approved by the College Board.
- American Government & Politics: United States
- Calculus AB
- Calculus BC
- English Language & Composition
- English Literature & Composition
- Spanish Language & Composition
- United States History
- AP Studio Art
In Advanced Placement courses, students are taught curriculum at a college level in preparation for the national Advanced Placement exams in May of each year. Students may receive college credit upon passing the exams. Also, Advanced Placement exam grades help students gain admission to colleges and receive academic scholarships.