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

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

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.

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.

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.


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