Gannon University

Erie, PA, USA
3.80 Average Rating

Founded by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie, Gannon University is a 4-year Catholic liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania and one of 11 Diocesan universities in the United States. Gannon grants bachelor’s degrees in 64 academic fields of study. As a Catholic institution, Gannon celebrates weekly mass every Sunday at Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel. Additionally, the university sponsors a number of retreats throughout the year as well as an Alternative Spring Break.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
62%
Out of State Students
32%
0
100
80%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1035
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
4,291
Total Number of Undergrads
2,801
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
50%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
65%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,793
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$32,136
Out-of-State Tuition
$32,136
0
100
75%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,727
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
140
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Erie
East Pittsburgh
Cleveland
Washington
Sharon
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.80 Average Rating
gannon university is a highly prestigious institution in which students receive the best education possible. with a small student to faculty ratio, students are able to build relationships with their professors, thereby ensuring top-notch education. thus, gannon university offers a broad array of extracurricular activities such as intramurals and fraternities, all while each student thrives in a city-like atmosphere.
Jacob from Burgettstown, PA
It is a good student atmosphere. The professors are open and understanding and have a vast knowledge base. This is the best choice I could have made for my major, occupational therapy.
Sarah from Imperial, PA

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