For nearly 100 years, Mercyhurst University has valued exploration within our gates and around the globe.
On our campus, you’ll discover programs that fit your interests and seize opportunities for life-changing experiences. We celebrate experience inside and outside the classroom by challenging you to write more, practice harder, dig deeper, and see the world from unconventional perspectives. College is your time to grow, to discover new things, to ignite your passions, and to share those passions with the world. It’s your time to seize the day.
Mercyhurst University is a comprehensive, private Catholic university located in Erie, Pennsylvania—the state’s only Great Lakes city. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1926, the University is situated on a beautiful 75-acre hilltop expanse overlooking Lake Erie.