Tuition & Fees

$33,226

$33,226

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
52%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
30-36
11%
24-29
25%
18-23
44%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
42%
18-23
34%
12-17
17%
30-36
8%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,143
Declined + 981
Total Received 5,124
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Private (nonprofit)

3,291

undergraduate students

1,000

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Sciences
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2270
ACT 3576

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School Facts

Gannon University is a Catholic, Diocesan university offering nearly 100 academic programs. Its 38-acre campus is located in Erie, PA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,291
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Erie, PA

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.

Gannon University
109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 15% of male students
 
5 sororities 14% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
52%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
30-36
11%
24-29
25%
18-23
44%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
42%
18-23
34%
12-17
17%
30-36
8%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,143
Declined + 981
Total Received 5,124

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Thomas Camillo
Director of Admissions
P: 800 426-6668
F: 814 871-5803
admissions@gannon.edu

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,463

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,270
Room $7,410
Board $6,120
Additional fees $956
Books & supplies $1,112
Total $47,868
Average Financial Aid - $26,463
Total with Avg. Aid $21,405

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,398,456
State $2,945,009
Institutional $33,781,051
Other external $1,871,262
Total $42,995,778

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,727,957
Other external $3,109,163
Total $9,837,120
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 426-6668
financialaid@gannon.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sharon Krahe
Director of Financial Aid
KRAHE001@gannon.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
volleyball
water polo
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cycling, fishing, hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, fishing, rugby, sailing, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, battleship, cycling, dance team, fishing, floor hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball, winter guard

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Athletic Directors

Lisa Goddard Mcguirk (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Kathleen Macmurdy (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics For Business And Finance/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletics Conference, Collegiate Water Polo Association
Mascot
Golden Knight
School colors
maroon and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising Communication
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Computer Science
Computer/Information Science
Criminal Justice
Criminalistics
Curriculum/Instruction
Digital Media Communication
Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention
Early Childhood Education/Pre-K-Grade 4
Early Childhood Education/PreK-4
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Embedded Software Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health/Engineering
Environmental Science
Finance
Foreign Language
Forensic Science
Freshwater/Marine Biology
Health Care Administration
Health Communication
Healthcare Management
History
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Management
International Studies
Journalism/Communications
Legal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Technology
Middle Level Education/4-8
Middle Level Education/Special Education
Military Science
Mortuary Science
Nurse Practice
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Anesthesia
Nursing R.N. to M.S.N.
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Nutrition/Human Performance
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Learning/Leadership
Pastoral Studies
Performance for Media/Stage
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations
Public Service/Global Affairs
Radiologic Science
Reading/Reading Specialist
Respiratory Care
Risk Management/Insurance
Science
Secondary Education/6-12
Social Work
Software Engineering
Sport Marketing/Management
Sport/Exercise Science
Supply Chain Management
Theatre Technologies/Design
Theatre/Communication Arts
Theology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Sciences
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,291

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

3,291
students

Female
59%
1,948

Male
41%
1,343

23%

1,000
students

Female
64%
644

Male
36%
356

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

2,653
students

Female
59%
1,558

Male
41%
1,095

20%

638
students

Female
62%
390

Male
38%
248

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

40

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
China
Jordan
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Daniel Cabanillas
Director, International Enrollment and Affairs
814 871-7254
international@gannon.edu

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