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Mercyhurst University

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Acceptance Rate 82 %
Tuition & Fees $42,680
Student Population 2,790
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $29,385
Graduation Rate 71 %

Academic Overview

Mercyhurst University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Erie, Pennsylvania. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $42,680 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,790 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82% and the graduation rate is 71% last year.
The salary after graduation from Mercyhurst University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $44,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Mercyhurst's tuition & fees is $42,680. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $17,043.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$42,680
Graduate$17,043
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Mercyhurst. The acceptance rate of Mercyhurst is 82% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19%. The average graduation rate is 71% and the transfer-out rate is 22%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $29,385 and 98% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,790 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Mercyhurst University is 82 %.
Acceptance Rate
82%
Graduation Rate for Mercyhurst University is 71 %
Graduation Rate
71%
Transfer-out Rate for Mercyhurst University is 22 %
Transfer-out Rate
22%
Retention Rate for Mercyhurst University is 80 %
Retention Rate
80%
Student Population for Mercyhurst University is 2,790
Student Population
2,790
Student to Faculty Ratio for Mercyhurst University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $29,385 at Mercyhurst University.
Financial Aid Amount
$29,385

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546
Phone814-824-2000
WEBwww.mercyhurst.edu/
Admissionwww.mercyhurst.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://apply.mercyhurst.edu/
Financial Aidwww.mercyhurst.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admissions/costs-financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://mercyhurst.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.mercyhurst.edu/veterans
Athleticwww.hurstathletics.com/news/2013/1/31/GEN_0131134507.aspx?path=wcross
Disability Servicewww.mercyhurst.edu/academics/autism-initiative-mercyhurst

Offered Degrees

Mercyhurst offers 118 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree780
Post Bachelor's Degree261
Master's Degree132
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10

Special Learning Opportunities

Mercyhurst University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,900)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,460)

Veterans Benefits

Mercyhurst University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges