Mercyhurst University

#48 in Federal Region III

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Erie, PADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree2,784 Students75.23 % Acceptance Ratio16:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Mercyhurst University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Erie, Pennsylvania. It has a total enrollment of 2,784 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 75.23% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio75.23 %
    Admission Yield29.58 %

    The acceptance ratio is 75.23% last year at Mercyhurst University where total 3,254 students applied and 2,448 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$36,320
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$23,995
    On-Campus Living Costs$14,271
    Off-Campus Living Costs$14,271

    The tuition & fees at Mercyhurst University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $36,320.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $14,271 when living on campus and $14,271 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Mercyhurst University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Mercyhurst University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Mercyhurst University

Key Stats for Mercyhurst University

Costs of Attendance expensive

Mercyhurst University$36,320
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania$32,750

Admission Chances relatively easy to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.90%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania89.69%

Student Population small

Mercyhurst University2,784
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania300,521

Graduation Rates high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.74%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania114

Distance Learning limited online classes


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges10
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania10
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