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Gwynedd Mercy University welcomes international students who want to earn a degree from an American university. Our 314-acre, private campus provides a perfect home away from home where you can meet new friends, immerse yourself in American culture, and develop the knowledge and skills you need to make a difference in your career and your community.
When international students graduate from GMercyU, they are prepared for career success and ready to lead productive lives of deep meaning and value – no matter where in the world they call home.
At GMercyU, welcoming international students to campus is important to us! That’s why we have simplified the admissions process.
To enroll as an undergraduate international student at Gwynedd Mercy University, you need to:
Complete the online undergraduate admissions application.
SAT or ACT scores are required ONLY if you wish to be considered for all of GMercyU's merit-based scholarships AND/OR you are interested in one of the following programs:
|Accounting||Biology||Computer Information Science|
|Psychology||Radiation Therapy||Respiratory Care|
Specific departments may have additional requirements.
Please submit your foreign transcript evaluation report, recommendation letters (optional), and other necessary documents to:
Office of Admissions
Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike
P.O. Box 901
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437
If you have completed high school (secondary school) and have been enrolled in a college or university in the US or overseas and earned 24 or more transferable credit hours, you should apply as a transfer student.
Application materials needed for an international transfer student:
Applicants who have had nursing education outside of the U.S. must have transcripts evaluated by CGFNS.
Please call our Admissions Office at 800-342-5462 if you have questions about how to apply to GMercyU as a transfer student or to learn which of your credits will transfer.
To enroll as a graduate-level international student at Gwynedd Mercy University, please contact Maya Tsai, Director of International Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org before starting your application to get specific instructions on how to apply to GMercyU’s graduate programs.
In general, you will need to:
Gwynedd Mercy University may offer you conditional admission if you are an international student who requires English language instruction before you can begin your studies at the university level. If you would like to request a letter of conditional admission, provide us with:
To make your American education even more affordable, international students are invited to apply for a Gwynedd Mercy University undergraduate scholarship.
Scholarships for International First-Year Students
For international students who have not previously enrolled in any postsecondary colleges or universities, you may be eligible for one of the following:
|Scholarship||Annual Value||Cumulative GPA||SAT||ACT||TOEFL||IELTS|
|Presidential Scholarship||Full Tuition||At least 3.5||1360||79iBT||6.0|
|Mother Mary Bernard Scholarship||$11,000-$19,000||Amount varies based on a combination of SAT/ACT scores, high school GPA and/or class rank||79iBT||6.0|
|International Student Scholarship||$10,000||At least 3.0||N/A||N/A||79iBT||6.0|
Scholarships for International Transfer Students (24+ transferable credit hours)
For international students transferring from another college or university, you may be eligible for one of our Transfer Scholarships. Learn more on GMercyU's Scholarship page.
GMercyU’s Office of International Programs supports and advises international students and scholars on visa-related issues, work authorization, driver’s licenses, and more. We’re committed to assisting students in a timely and accurate way. If you have questions, stop by the office (located in Student Services in Griffin Complex) or email email@example.com.
We look forward to welcoming you to the U.S. and Gwynedd Mercy University!
If you’re a current GMercyU international student, it’s vital you maintain your U.S. student visa to avoid problems with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. Here are a few things GMercyU international students in the U.S. should do: