Admissions, 501 E. 38th StreetErie, PA 16546 814-824-2202
http://www.mercyhurst.edu admissions@mercyhurst.edu
About Mercyhurst College
  • Year of Foundation 1926
  • Size of Campus 88 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Trimester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,840
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 34% out-of-state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $35,541
  • Room and Board $3,700
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. N/A
Mercyhurst College is a fully accredited, four-year, Catholic comprehensive institution, founded in Erie, Pa., by the Sisters of Mercy in 1926. The Erie campus, located on a picturesque hillside crowning the city, offers 50 undergraduate majors with 67 concentrations, as well as unique adult programs and six graduate programs. In addition, it maintains its one- and two-year programs at a campus in scenic North East, just 20 minutes from Erie.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of frats 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Phi Sigma, Phi Eta Sigma, Kappa Gamma Pi, Mercyhurst College Honors Association
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry, Kappa Gamma Pi
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations 5%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Eastern Waves, Minority Student Union, Mercyhurst International Student Association
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Spring Fest, Seasonal Formals, Movie and Lecture Series, Christmas on Campus and other service related events, Casino Night, Date Auctions, Residential Assistant Picnics,
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Erie (10), Buffalo, NY (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Erie (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Erie (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 5%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (16%), men's dorms (8%), apartment for single students (59%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (16%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 31%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 3%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 51%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 6%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 9%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 38
Campus Services
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,000
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,923
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Museums N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,013
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 12
  • Library Facilities Mercyhurst North East Library, Sr. Mary Lawrence Franklin Archives
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 53,026
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 6
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 187,205
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 93%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Northrup Grumman Price Waterhouse Coopers KPMG Erie Insurance Group
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 38%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 75%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Gannon University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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