Gannon University

Erie, PA

Gannon University

Erie, PA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

13.47

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,570
Declined 1,157
Total Received 4,727
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Private

3,432

undergraduate students

1,012

graduate students

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School Facts

A four-year Catholic university, dedicated to providing a liberal arts education integrated with professional skills and faith-based learning.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,444
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational

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37-acre, urban campus in Erie (population: 97,369), approximately 90 miles from both Buffalo and Cleveland, and 120 miles from Pittsburgh. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Cleveland, Buffalo, Pittsburgh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Erie International

Gannon University
109 University Square
Erie
16541

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44.91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • GU Society of Physician Assistant
  • GU Habitat for Humanity
  • Activities Programming Board
  • Student Occupational Therapy Association
  • Organization of Women Leaders

Top Events

  • GIVE Day (Gannon's Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere)
  • Homecoming Weekend
  • Springtopia
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • security cameras in and outside of campus facilities, including streets and sidewalks

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
93%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
49%
400-499
13%
300-399
2%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
45%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
36%
18-23
39%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.63

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,570
Declined 1,157
Total Received 4,727

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball

Club Sports Men

Ice hockey, Rugby, Sailing, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Rugby, Sailing, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Advertising
Aquatic Biology/Limnology
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forensic Science and Technology
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Insurance
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Philosophy
Physician Assistant
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theology/Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

4,444

total students

71.72%

in-state

28.28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

3,432
students

Female
61%
2,090

Male
39%
1,342

23%

1,012
students

Female
67%
674

Male
33%
338

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

2,775
students

Female
61%
1,672

Male
39%
1,103

20%

657
students

Female
64%
418

Male
36%
239

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 52%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

106

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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