Gwynedd Mercy University

country rank  1030
world rank  3450

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Founded in 1948, Gwynedd Mercy University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Gwynedd Valley (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Gwynedd Mercy University (GMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Gwynedd Mercy University (GMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym GMU
Founded 1948
Motto Veritas et Misericordia
Truth and Mercy
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address 1325 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley (population range: 2,500-9,999)
19437-0901 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (215) 641 5510
F +1 (215) 542 4610

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1325 Sumneytown Pike, PO Box 901
Gwynedd Valley 19437-0901
+1 (215) 646 7300
800 342 5462

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Mercy - www.mercyhighered.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Gwynedd Mercy University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1958


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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