School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Mercyhurst University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546
Admission Information
Online Application
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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

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Mercyhurst University is 82.38% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 19.49%.
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Acceptance Rate82.38 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.49 %

Tuition & Fees

Mercyhurst's 2023 tuition & fees is $43,460 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 1.83% compared to the last year's rate ($42,680).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $17,616. The graduate tuition increased by 3.36% compared to the last year's rate.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$43,460
Graduate Tuition & Fees$17,616
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,041 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 248 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Mercyhurst has 2,641 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 400 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,041
Undergraduate Students2,641
Graduate Students400
Online Enrollment248

Degree Information and Campus Life

Mercyhurst offers 135 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 5 out of the 135 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Mercyhurst
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs135 Programs
Number of online programs5 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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