Mercyhurst University

Erie, PA, USA
3.57 Average Rating

Mercyhurst University is a private Catholic liberal arts institution situated in Erie, Pennsylvania. Mercyhurst offers a liberal arts curriculum and all students must complete a core curriculum that includes 15 classes. Noted programs include data science, archaeology and anthropology, intelligence studies, and forensic sciences. Admissions are “selective.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
38%
Out-Of-State Students
58%
0
100
70%
Acceptance Rate
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,759
Total Number of Undergrads
2,452
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
62%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,726
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$36,320
Out-of-State Tuition
$36,320
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$25,853
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Student Organizations
82
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Erie
Pittsburgh
Cleveland
Washington
Buffalo
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.57 Average Rating
Mercyhurst provides an intimate setting with its small class size and campus. Classes are taught by tenured and adjunct professors, not teaching assistants. The school is very welcoming to people of all backgrounds.
Nina from Erie, PA
this college, now university, offers the perfect balance of social activities, sports, and most importantly academics. my decision to come to mercyhurst is the best decision i have ever made for myself. it is definitely the place to build memories that will last forever.
Jonna from Grove City, PA

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