Tuition & Fees

$34,580

$34,580

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
52%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
4%
600-699
4%
500-599
24%
400-499
51%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
56%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

24%

male

76%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,116
Declined + 97
Total Received 1,213
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Private (nonprofit)

2,033

undergraduate students

806

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 2278
ACT 3583

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Location

School Facts

Gwynedd Mercy University is a church-affiliated university. It was founded as a junior college for women in 1948, became a four-year college in 1963, and adopted coeducation in 1973. Its 170-acre campus is located northwest of Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,839
Established in 1948
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Gwynedd Valley, PA

170-acre, suburban campus in Gwynedd Valley (population: 11,527), one mile from Spring House and 20 miles from Philadelphia. Major airport, bus, and train serve Philadelphia; smaller airport and bus serve Willow Grove (12 miles). School operates transportation to bus and train stations. Public transportation serves campus.

Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0901

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
52%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
4%
600-699
4%
500-599
24%
400-499
51%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
56%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
August 20
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

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,116
Declined + 97
Total Received 1,213

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Michele Diehl
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 842-5462
F: 215 641-5556
admissions@gmercyu.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,739

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,800
Room $5,520
Board $6,950
Additional fees $780
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $48,350
Average Financial Aid - $22,739
Total with Avg. Aid $25,611
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
May 1

Other
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 215 641-5570
F: 215 641-5556
howard.e@gmercyu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Elizabeth Howard
Director of Financial Aid
Howard.E@gmercyu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dance Team, Flag Football, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Keith Mondillo (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic East Conference
Mascot
Griffins
School colors
red and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/CPA
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Applied Psychology
Behavioral/Social Gerontology
Biology
Biology Secondary Education
Biology Secondary Education with Special Education
Business Administration with Health Administration
Business Administration with Organizational Management
Business Administration/Organizational Management
Business Education
Business/Computer/Information Technology
Cardiovascular Technology
Clinical Specialist Gerontology
Clinical Specialist Oncology
Clinical Specialist Pediatrics
Communication
Computer Information Science/Business
Computer Information Science/Forensics
Computer Information Sciences
Counseling/College Counseling/Student Affairs
Counseling/Mental Health
Counseling/School Counseling
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Private Security
Digital Communications
Early Education/Pre-K-4
Education Grades 4-8 Math/Science Specialist
Education Grades Pre-K-4 Specialist
Education Studies
Educational Administration
Educational Non-Profit Organizations
English Adolescence Education
English Secondary Education
English Secondary Education with Special Education
Finance
Health Care Administration
Health Information Administration
Health Information Technology
History
History Secondary Education
History Secondary Education with Special Education
Human Resource Management
Human Services
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Master Teacher
Mathematics
Mathematics Secondary Education
Mathematics Secondary Education with Special Education
Medical Laboratory Science
Middle Education Grades 4-8 Math/Science
Natural Science
Nurse Educator
Nurse Practitioner Pediatric
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Science
Occupational Therapy
Occupational/Behavioral Science
Philosophy
Psychology
Radiation Therapy
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Care
School Counseling
Social Work
Special Education
Special Education Pre-K-8
Sports Management
Strategic Management/Leadership
Sustainability Management
Transportation Leadership
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

2,839

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

2,033
students

Female
76%
1,546

Male
24%
487

28%

806
students

Female
77%
624

Male
23%
182

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,898
students

Female
77%
1,447

Male
23%
451

7%

135
students

Female
74%
99

Male
26%
36

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Student Break-down

21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

26%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: by add/drop

Spring: by add/drop

Summer: April 4

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • 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
Countries most often represented Albania
South Korea
Trinidad And Tobago
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center

International Student Contact

Michele Diehl
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
800 DIAL-GMC
diehl.m@gmc.edu

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