High School Counselor FAQ

At GMercyU, we strive to make the college search and application process as simple as possible. We know students look to you as a source of resources and guidance, which is why we want to make sure you have all the information you need to help them navigate the application and financial aid process. 

Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions that your students may be asking you. If you have additional questions, feel free to reach out to our Admissions Office at admissions@gmercyu.edu

Admissions Questions

How can my students learn more about GMercyU?
How should students apply? Do you accept the Common App?
What is your application fee?
What is your application deadline?
What are GMercyU’s application requirements?
Who is my school's admissions counselor?
How can my students visit GMercyU?
Where should my students send transcripts and other documents?

Financial Aid & Tuition Questions

Do you offer financial aid?
How can my student apply for financial aid?
What is GMercyU’s financial aid/FAFSA code?
How much is your tuition?

Have more questions about what it’s like to be a Griffin? Check out our Admissions FAQs!

Admissions Questions

How can my students learn more about GMercyU?

Our website is a great resource to learn more about what it's like to be a student at GMercyU. Your students can explore our majors list to see the 40+ degrees we offer or take a look around our Residence Life page to find the perfect home away from home. 

Our website is also where they can request more information and apply. Fun Fact: GMercyU's application is free! 

How should students apply? Do you accept the Common App?

To apply, students should fill out our online undergraduate admissions application. We don’t currently accept the Common Application.

What is your application fee?

We don’t charge an application fee.  Your students can apply for free!

What is your application deadline?

We have a rolling admissions policy, which means your students will receive an admissions decision within just a couple of weeks after submitting a complete application.  

What are GMercyU’s application requirements?

First, your students need to complete the online undergraduate application. They will also need to provide their SAT or ACT scores, and an official transcript. We also recommend (but don't require) a letter of recommendation from either yourself, your principal, a teacher, or an employer. You can learn more on our Application Requirements page. 

Who is my school's admissions counselor?

You can meet our admissions counselors here but if you're still unsure of who is assigned to your school, feel free to reach out to admissions@gmercyu.edu

How can my students visit GMercyU?

Campus visits are the best way to find out if GMercyU is the right fit for your student. We offer a variety of different visit opportunities, all of which you can find on our Visit Campus page. 

Where should my students send transcripts and other documents to GMercyU?

Official transcripts, a recommendation letter, and standardized test scores should be mailed to GMercyU at:

Office of Admissions
Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike
P.O. Box 901
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437

Financial Aid & Tuition Questions

Do you offer financial aid?

Yes! There are a variety of options for your student, from generous merit scholarships to need-based grants and loans. Fun Fact: 100% of our first-time, full-time students received some kind of financial aid in 2016-17!
More information on scholarships and other types of aid can be found on our website. Our admissions counselors and Financial Aid Office is always willing to answer any additional questions. 

How can my student apply for financial aid?

We laid out detailed instructions on our Starting the Financial Aid Process page. Your students can also check out our FAFSA Quick Tips info graphic for helpful hints on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 
Your students can access all of the needed financial aid forms on our financial aid Applications and Forms page. 

What is GMercyU’s financial aid/FAFSA code?

Our federal code is 003270. 

How much is your tuition?

Tuition costs depends on what program your student is interested in pursuing. For most programs, tuition is set at $32,820. A full breakdown is available on our Tuition and Fees page for your students to check out. We offer generous scholarships and opportunities for other financial aid, so getting a great education at GMercyU is much more affordable than your students may think!

Bonus: Check out this info graphic on the Value of investing in college. It provides some useful information for students and their parents.