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Gwynedd Mercy University
  • 4 Year
  • GWYNEDD VALLEY, PA

Report Card

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

About

Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic East Conference
From Gwynedd Mercy University

The world is constantly shifting and changing, and tomorrow’s leaders need to be able to assess, adapt, and respond to challenges they face, no matter how difficult.

You might be thinking: “That’s intimidating. I want to be successful and make a difference, but how can I overcome obstacles I face?”

The answer starts with The Griffin Edge.

The Griffin Edge is a personalized journey that will help you connect the dots between your GMercyU experiences and your future aspirations.

The five E's that make up The Griffin Edge -- Excellence, Engagement, Experience, Empathy, and Encouragement -- become the backdrop for understanding and telling your story in concrete and meaningful ways, so you can ace future job interviews and launch a successful career.

College is about so much more than going to class. It’s about figuring out how you want to live your life. The Griffin Edge will help you set the right course.

That's the Griffin Edge. Your Distinctive Mercy Experience.

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Gwynedd Mercy 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
95%
SAT Range
930-1100
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,542 / 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
$22,395 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

Major in Biology

For more than a decade, GMercyU's Biology grads have scored at or above the national average on the ETS Major Field Test® in Biology. In 2020, GMercyU ranked in the top 4% for molecular biology and genetics, the top 9% for organismal biology, the top 12% for analytical skills, and top 16% overall among all other institutions whose seniors took the test.

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    70%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,699 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
458
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
15%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Noses in the books.
    28%
  • Studious yet partiers
    28%
  • Studious
    22%
  • Outgoing
    17%
  • Stressed
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 33 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 38 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Upbeat
    17%
  • Very homelike.
    13%
  • Homey
    8%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Strict
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$54,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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