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Gwynedd Mercy University
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  • 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
  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
  12. Safety
    grade A

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GMercyU is a private, Catholic university located in Lower Gwynedd Township, Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,553 undergraduate students. The GMercyU acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Education. Graduating 57% of students, GMercyU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $46,000.

About

Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic East Conference

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.

GMercyU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
88%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1140
ACT Range
18-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$25,219 / 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
$22,638 / 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
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 30 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    38%
  • On Campus
    14%
  • Online
    48%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,553 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
437
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Studious yet partiers
    33%
  • Noses in the books.
    28%
  • Studious
    22%
  • Outgoing
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
57%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 34 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 39 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Friendly
    52%
  • Upbeat
    16%
  • Very homelike.
    12%
  • Homey
    8%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Strict
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$54,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
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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