GMercyU students enjoy class outside in front of Assumption Hall, childhood home of the real James Bond.
Join a rich tradition of service
Discover how to make a difference
Experience rich student life
The Mercy difference
See the difference compassion makes

About GMercyU

Gwynedd Mercy University, one of 16 Sisters of Mercy colleges and universities in the United States, is rooted in service and the liberal arts. 

At GMercyU, you can choose from more than 40 academic programs and enjoy a vibrant student life on our private 160-acre campus close to Philadelphia, one of the largest (and best!) cities on the east coast.

Here, traditional college-aged and adult students will find a caring and supportive environment, and a deep commitment to making a difference - for ourselves and for others.


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Combining education for professional competency with the Mercy tradition of service to society

Based in the Mercy tradition of service, we offer our students plenty of ways to help others—and grow spiritually and intellectually in the process. 

More than 88% of 2014-15 graduates who responded to a survey said they were working or attending graduate school.