#29 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Gannon University

Erie, Pennsylvania

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Student Population
Gannon University overview
Location Erie, Pennsylvania
Online gannon.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Gannon University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Erie, Pennsylvania, Gannon University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,727 prospective students applied, and 3,570 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 734 enrolled in the school.  3,268 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,023 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $32,270 plus fees of $956. Gannon University is ranked 419 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Gannon University is rated within the top 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1030/1240
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.52
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Gannon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,112
Other Fees$956
Room and Board $13,530
Budget for Other Expenses$2,620
Total One Year Cost$50,488

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$52,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
66% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Gannon University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 29%
Business 11%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10%
Biology 7%
Education 6%

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