Mercyhurst College


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Mercyhurst College


  • 60% have a job after 6 months
  • 75% have a job after 1 year
  • 93% have a job after 2 years


$20,364 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Mercyhurst North East Library, Sr. Mary Lawrence Franklin Archives

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 187,205 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,013 current serial subscriptions.
  • 53,026 microforms.
  • 10,923 Audio/Visual items.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 330 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 6 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 12 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service


reading, math, writing, study skills


career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 6% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 31% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 9% of housing units are Triples.
  • 51% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 5% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 38 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 3% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Spring Fest, Seasonal Formals, Movie and Lecture Series, Christmas on Campus and other service related events, Casino Night, Date Auctions, Residential Assistant Picnics,
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 54 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Phi Sigma, Phi Eta Sigma, Kappa Gamma Pi, Mercyhurst College Honors Association
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry, Kappa Gamma Pi
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Eastern Waves, Minority Student Union, Mercyhurst International Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Ohi Omega (Political Science), American Society of Interior Design, Art Club of Mercyhurst College, Art Therapy Ckub, Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Council for exceptional Children, Criminal Justice Club, Delta Mu Delta (Business Administration), Eta Sigma Delta (HRIM), Fashion Ecology Club, Fashion Merchandising CLub, Hospitality Management Association, MENC (Music Educators National Conference), Mercyhurst College Business Association, Mercyhurst College Computer Club, Mercyhurst College Dancers, MIRSA (Mercyhurst Intelligence and Research Student Association), Physical Therapy Assistant Club, Political Science Association, Pre-Law Society, Pre-Medical Society, PSEA (Pennsylvania Student Education Association), PSI CHI (Psychology Club), Public Relations Club, Social Work Club, Sportsmedicine Club, Student Dietetic Association, The Merciad (Student Newspaper), Paradigm (Literary Magazine), Praeterita (Yearbook), 88. 5 WMCE 104. 9 (College Radio Station), Ambassador Club, Amnesty International, BACCHUS, Cheerleaders, Circle K (Kiwanis), ECCO (Enviromentally Concerned Campus Organization), FREEDOM ZONE, Mercyhurst College Commuter Council, Mercyhurst College Dance Team, Mercyhurst Karate Club, Mercyhurst Student Government, PCMA, Ski Club, Student Activities Committee, Wilderness Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Merciad (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Erie (10), Buffalo, NY (90)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Erie (2)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Erie (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 80% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 38% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Gannon University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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