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Ranking:
Gwynedd Mercy University is listed by U.S. News & World Report among the best master’s-level colleges and universities in the North.

Housing:
More than 40% of our full-time undergraduate students live on campus among four resident halls. Accommodations include traditional residence hall living and suites.

Campus Size:
160 beautiful acres in suburban Philadelphia

Average Class Size: 17

Minutes from:
Philadelphia – 30
Pocono Mountains – 90
New Jersey Shore – 100

Athletics:
19 NCAA Division III men’s and women’s sports teams. New turf field built in 2009.

Academic Programs:
Associate, bachelor's, master’s, and doctoral degrees taught in traditional, accelerated, and online formats. Gwynedd Mercy University has five Schools – Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Frances M. Maguire Nursing and Health Professions, and Graduate and Professional Studies.

Majors offered in more than 40 programs.

Campus Life:
An active campus with more than 30 clubs and activities that abound with leadership opportunities. Choose from academics, athletics, the arts or service opportunities.

Admissions:
Rolling admissions. 91% of students receive financial aid. Average SAT range has been between 850 and 1100 (based on critical reading and math scores only).

Student Body:
A diversified mix of students from various religious, economic and ethnic backgrounds.

School Colors: Red and gold

Mascot: Griffin

Student Enrollment:
2,700 total
1,260 full-time undergraduates

Alumni Network:
More than 17,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world.

Faculty:
81 full-time faculty

Many professors have a PhD or the highest degree in their field.

After Gwynedd Mercy University:
Most of our students are employed at graduation or enrolled to pursue their graduate studies.

Accreditation:

Gwynedd Mercy University is accredited by the The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Higher Education. For a full list of program accreditations, please see our Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs.

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1