Military students have many options for earning their college degree at Gwynedd Mercy University.

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A Military-Friendly University That Fits

There isn’t a ready-made plan that fits every active duty service member, veteran, and military dependent or spouse looking to earn their college degree. But, there can be a plan that fits your individual needs at Gwynedd Mercy University.

That’s why Gwynedd Mercy University is a five-time G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School. We’re a military-friendly university in Pennsylvania that participates in all VA educational benefits programs. Unlike some other schools, GMercyU does not cap the number of students who can receive Yellow Ribbon benefits or limit Yellow Ribbon offerings by degree level or program type.


Gwynedd Mercy University is a five-time G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School.

Belong at Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Mercy University’s military culture is about belonging to a community of people who have similar life experiences, share your understanding of the world, and are pursuing education in nontraditional ways. GMercyU is where you go to find camaraderie and people who want to make a difference.

Here are just a few ways GMercyU supports military-related students:

  • Flexible on-campus, online and accelerated degree program options to suit your needs
  • Coursework you can apply to your life and career immediately
  • Scholarships and other tuition benefits

Gwynedd Mercy University is also a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, which strives to help servicemembers complete their college degree as quickly as possible.

Get Yellow Ribbon Program Benefits

Gwynedd Mercy University participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, giving students more ways to take advantage of the educational benefits of military service.

There is no limit to the number of students who can receive Yellow Ribbon benefits at GMercyU. We offer them to all students who have 100 percent of their Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. You can be a full-time, part-time, graduate, undergraduate, on-campus, or online/accelerated student.

  • If you qualify, GMercyU offers substantial tuition benefits, up to full tuition!

Dependents and spouses of veterans may also be eligible for these benefits. You can apply for benefits online through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Gwynedd Mercy University covers remaining tuition expenses for  all students with 100% Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits  through the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship. We award the scholarship to an unlimited number of eligible students, regardless of degree type.

Other Tuition Benefits for Military Students

Gwynedd Mercy University offers several other financial benefits to military-related students:

  • Federal Tuition Assistance. Active duty military personnel are eligible for Federal Tuition Assistance at Gwynedd Mercy University. We accept Federal Tuition Assistance for on-campus and online/accelerated graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Military Recognition Scholarship. National Guard and active reservists enrolled at our Main Campus in Gwynedd Valley, PA location may be eligible for the Military Recognition Scholarship. Full-time, undergraduate, first-degree students can receive a $6,000 scholarship and part-time students can receive a 30-percent tuition discount.

Other institutional grants and scholarships may be available to military-related students.

Contact Admissions to learn more about what benefits you’re eligible for at Gwynedd Mercy University. We’re happy to walk you through the application process.

If you’re interested in enrolling in a four-year degree program on our Main Campus in Gwynedd Valley, PA, call 800-342-5462.

To learn more about our online/accelerated options, call 877-531-7941.