About Mercyhurst University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Mercyhurst University cost?

Mercyhurst University Cost of Attendance
In-state $36,320
Out-of-state $36,320
On-Campus Room and Board $12,210
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,866
Average Annual Cost $21,648
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Mercyhurst University Financial Aid and Debt

56%

Students paying down their debt

$26,699

Typical Total Student Debt

$276

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $22,694
Federal Grants 30% $4,250
Pell grants 27% $4,350
Other federal grants 2% $1,994
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 32% $2,800
Institutional grants or scholarships 99% $23,900
Student loan aid 69% $8,663
Federal student loans 67% $7,190
Other student loans 15% $13,184

Mercyhurst University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 142 Up to $600
Have perfect attendance for a year 194 Up to $750
Take a challenging class 287 Up to $3,000
Do community service 263 Up to $75
Attend a summer program 133 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 152 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 259 Up to $1,120
Visit a college campus 266 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 133 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Mercyhurst University Admissions

What is Mercyhurst University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 75%
Average GPA 3.4
SAT Submissions 75% of applicants
SAT Reading 470-580
SAT Math 470-580
SAT Writing 460-560
ACT Submissions 40% of applicants
Composite Score 21-26

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Mercyhurst University Campus Life

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

60%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

67%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2666
Living on campus
Transfer Students 7%
Under Age 25 70%
Gender Balance
Women
57%
Men
43%

Student Diversity

44%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
74.26%
Unknown
13.51%
Black or African American
6.00%
Hispanic or Latino
4.05%
Asian
1.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.64%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.26%

Mercyhurst University Graduation Success

78%

First Year Student Retention

60%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$39,700

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Mercyhurst University

Address

501 E 38th St
Erie, PA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify