Student Population
Mercyhurst College overview
Location Erie, Pennsylvania
Online mercyhurst.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Mercyhurst College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Erie, Pennsylvania, Mercyhurst College is a small 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 3,673 prospective students applied, and 2,568 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 589 enrolled in the school.  2,563 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 196 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $34,050 plus fees of $2,270. Mercyhurst College is ranked 1282 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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GPA 3.37
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Sep 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Mercyhurst College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,270
Room and Board $12,210
Budget for Other Expenses$2,061
Total One Year Cost$51,791


Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
68% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mercyhurst College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 27%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 19%
Business 18%
Education 7%
General Studies 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213987 IPEDS survey data for Mercyhurst College.