Mission


Gwynedd Mercy is a Catholic university rooted in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy.  Our learning community prepares students for successful careers and meaningful lives in a global society.

Core Values

Students make a real difference during Alternative Spring Break Service trips around the globe.

As a Mercy University committed to academic excellence, we value:

Integrity in Word and Deed

Respect for the Dignity of Each Person

Service to Society

Social Justice in a Diverse World*

* With a special focus on the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy:
Earth, Immigration, Racism, Non-Violence, Women

 

 

Statement of Beliefs

With small classes taught by experienced faculty, students can focus on learning.

At Gwynedd Mercy University, we believe:

  • That education is a lifelong process that enriches the intellectual, moral and spiritual life of the individual and prepares one for an active role in society
  • That a solid liberal arts foundation is the best preparation for life and work
  • That the cultivation of compassion, intellectual inquiry, dedication to truth, mercy, and justice is essential in improving the human condition
  • That education is a process of transforming oneself and society
  • That individual attention in a caring environment promotes learning

On the road to becoming Distinctive Mercy Graduates, we offer a warm, welcoming and inclusive community in which each student can learn and grow.