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Gannon University
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  • 4 Year
  • ERIE, PA

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Fully in person since the early days of the pandemic

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  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

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 currently at its largest enrollment in history with over 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students.

At the undergraduate level, students can choose from over 60 bachelor and associate degree program while at the graduate level, over 30 masters and doctorate degrees are offered.

The Erie, PA campus is situated in the heart of downtown Erie and is also situated just six block from the bay leading into Lake Erie. Our location provides students with a wealth of opportunities for internships, clinical experiences, co-ops, research as well as recreational activities such as musicals, concerts, plays, sporting events, biking, running, and much more.

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Gannon University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
79%
SAT Range
990-1210
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,839 / 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
$24,475 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 49 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 49 responses

Majors

Cyber programs at Gannon University

Cyber professionals are in high-demand across the globe by companies needing your help to protect data intelligence. Gannon University has built upon its engineering education and expertise so that you can fill this need by earning a degree in Cybersecurity or Cyber Engineering. Additional offerings in Intelligence Studies and Criminal Justice can enhance these degrees.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    47%
  • On Campus
    52%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,723 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
485
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Friendly
    46%
  • Studious
    31%
  • Fun
    12%
  • They are pretty rude like seriously
    8%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
73%
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 57 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 68 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Engaging
    38%
  • Accepting
    23%
  • Diverse
    15%
  • Leader
    8%
  • Bad
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

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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