Mercyhurst University

Acceptance Rate 82.38 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $43,460
Student Population 3,041
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $26,824
Graduation Rate 62 %

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.
Mercyhurst University is affiliated with Roman Catholic.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $43,460 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $17,616.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,041 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82.38% and the graduation rate is 62% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Mercyhurst's tuition & fees is $43,460. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $17,616.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Mercyhurst. The acceptance rate of Mercyhurst is 82.38% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19.49%. The average graduation rate is 62% and the transfer-out rate is 7%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $26,824 and 99% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,041 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Mercyhurst University is 82.38 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Mercyhurst University is 62 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Mercyhurst University is 7 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Mercyhurst University is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Mercyhurst University is 3,041
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Mercyhurst University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $26,824 at Mercyhurst University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546
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
Disability Servicewww.mercyhurst.edu/academics/autism-initiative-mercyhurst

Offered Degrees

Mercyhurst offers 135 major programs through online and on-site education where 5 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
Associate's Degree100
Bachelor's Degree770
Post Bachelor's Degree292
Master's Degree153
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
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,900)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,784)

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