Mercyhurst University

#5293 / #1457
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Catholic liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, U.S.

About Mercyhurst University

According to Wikipedia, Mercyhurst University, formerly Mercyhurst College, is an American Catholic liberal arts college in Erie, Pennsylvania. History On September 20, 1926, Mercyhurst College opened its doors just a few blocks away from the city's southern boundary. It was founded by the Sisters of Mercy of the Diocese of Erie, who were led by Mother M. Borgia Egan, who became the first president of Mercyhurst College. The college received its charter on October 5, 1928, after Mother Egan convinced the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that the Sisters of Mercy were a living endowment for the college and worth just as much as a monetary endowment.

Mercyhurst University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
3,457 88% 71%

How Much Does Mercyhurst University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $19,415
30K - 48K $20,744
48K - 75K $22,439
75K - 110K $24,720
110K+ $26,965

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Mercyhurst University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Mercyhurst University, then you can expect to earn an average of $44,200 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Mercyhurst University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,578 2,261 317

Where is Mercyhurst University?

Mercyhurst University is located at 501 E 38th St, Erie PA 16546

How Safe is Mercyhurst University?

Erie has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Mercyhurst University Known For?

Mercyhurst University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Mercyhurst University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Mercyhurst University's Most Influential Alumni?

Mercyhurst University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Criminal Justice, and Mathematics. Here are some of Mercyhurst University's most famous alumni:

Mary Celine Fasenmyer
An American mathematician.
Buster Douglas
Buster Douglas
An American boxer.
William Kowalski
An American-Canadian writer.
Michael Patrick King
An American screenwriter.
Mike McLellan
A Lacrosse player.
Meghan Agosta
Meghan Agosta
An Ice hockey player for Canada's national women's team.
Matthew Hatchette
An American football wide receiver.
Rob Keefe
An American football player.
Luke Ravenstahl
An American politician.
Bailey Bram
A Canadian ice hockey player.
John Deasy
An Irish politician.
Anthony Maher
An American soccer player.

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