Mercyhurst University-North East Campus
North East, PA 16428


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 842
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 300 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Mercyhurst University-North East Campus has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Mercyhurst University-North East Campus's tuition was $15,950 for all students regardless of residency (19.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,858
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Mercyhurst University-North East Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 71% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,912 (which is 11.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus in 2016-2017, was 134, which is 88% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,039 (which is 7.9% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,423
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,526
Financial aid
National Average = 87%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Mercyhurst University-North East Campus has enrolled a total of 842 students (549 students full-time and 293 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 842 students, 100 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Black/African American: 15%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Hispanic: 4%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 57% 455
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 14% 114
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 8% 60
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 6% 46
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 8
Education 1% 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 0% 2
Personal And Culinary Services 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 58%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Mercyhurst University-North East Campus full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Mercyhurst University-North East Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,300. Last year, out of the total 211 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 184 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 0 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 0 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,300
Employment Rate 87% --
Total Graduates 211 0

Campus Location

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