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Gannon University
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  • 4 Year
  • ERIE, PA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Gannon students have returned to campus and in-person classes began on August 10, 2020. Prospective students wishing to visit campus may now do so by scheduling a visit online through the Gannon website and then clicking on the visit option at the top of the page. Details regarding the safety of the visit as well as all university safety measures can be found at our COVID-19 page. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

109 W SIXTH ST
ERIE, PA 16541
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
From Gannon University

Gannon University is a Catholic Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations.

Gannon offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and online academic programs, meaning there are no shortages of opportunities available to you. Each of our programs feature hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.

We invite you to join our family of faculty, staff and students who together pursue bold opportunities, tackle challenging questions, and make a difference in the world around us. Because when you come to Gannon, you’ll not only be prepared to start your career, you’ll be prepared to live a life full of possibilities.

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Gannon University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
1030-1240
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,009 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,345 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Cyber programs at Gannon University

Gannon offers undergraduate degree programs in cybersecurity and cyber engineering. There is an overwhelming demand in the United States and throughout the world in the workforce for graduates that can assist companies in all industries with the growth of cyber hacking and data breaches. Gannon graduates will be well-positioned with the experiences they will have in the new I-HACK center.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    9%
  • On Campus
    89%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,775 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
657
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Friendly
    46%
  • Studious
    33%
  • Fun
    13%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • They are pretty rude like seriously
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
74%
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 54 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Engaging
    43%
  • Accepting
    26%
  • Diverse
    13%
  • Leader
    9%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 27 responses

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