School Overview

Mercyhurst University is a Private, 4 years college located in Erie, Pennsylvania. Mercyhurst ranked 66th in Pennsylvania Colleges and 37th in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 2,790 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Mercyhurst's acceptance rate is 82.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Mercyhurst University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Mercyhurst University is 82.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 19.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate82.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.00 %

Tuition & Fees

Mercyhurst's 2022 tuition & fees is $42,680 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $17,043.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$42,680
Graduate Tuition & Fees$17,043
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 2,790 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 231 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Mercyhurst has 2,370 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 420 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students2,790
Undergraduate Students2,370
Graduate Students420
Online Enrollment231

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs118 Programs
Number of online programs2 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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