Mercyhurst College

Address:
501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546
Phone:
814-824-2000
Website:
http://www.mercyhurst.edu
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About Mercyhurst College

Mercyhurst College is classified as a college or university with a small master’s program. Colleges and universities with a small master’s program typically award between 50 and 99 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,021
 Graduate352
 Total4,373
GenderFemale59%
 Male41%
Student Age% Under 2580%
 % 25 and Over20%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time84%
 % Part-time16%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.9%
 % Black6.0%
 % Asian0.9%
 % Latino2.2%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown10.1%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemTrimester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,715
 % Admitted74%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled36%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT78%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT42%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800580 / 800
 SAT Writing460 / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math470 / 800570 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3626 / 36
 ACT English20 / 3626
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$26,346
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$26,346
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans81%
 % Undergraduates with Grants98%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,178
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,750
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Erie Area

Median Age33.8
Median Household Income$32,445
Total Population101,658
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.1% 51.9%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1750.2%49.8%
 Age 18-2448.8%51.2%
 Age 25-2951.2%48.8%
 Age 30-3948.8%51.2%
 40+46.6%53.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White78.2%
 % Black15.1%
 % Asian1.7%
 % Latino5.9%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,178
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$472
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50063.0%63.0%14.7%
 $500 to $74924.1%27.8%0.0%
 $750 to $9999.5%3.9%22.8%
 Over $10003.3%5.2%5.9%
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