Gwynedd Mercy University Rankings

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In the World#6516 of 14178
In North America#1667 of 2629
In the United States#1584 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#102 of 155
In Gwynedd Valley#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
95%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$24,542 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,157
Graduates
833
Male:Female Ratio
26:74
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Gwynedd Mercy University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate95%94%95%
Applicants1,030198832
Admissions980187793
Freshmen enrolled full time24052188
Freshmen enrolled part time11

447 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

902 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
220 or 92%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Gwynedd Mercy University are 930-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
32 or 13%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Gwynedd Mercy University are 17-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1973 (66%)
Black or African American558 (19%)
Asian159 (5%)
Hispanic140 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown102 (3%)
Two or more races29 (1%)
Nonresident Alien9 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,542/year
Average aid awarded
$22,395
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,979
$30-48K$19,220
$48-75K$23,055
$75-110K$26,030
$110K+$28,011

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$34,864$13,749
Tuition in-state$34,864$13,749
Tuition out-of-state$34,864$13,749
Fee in-district$780$306
Fee in-state$780$306
Fee out-of-state$780$306

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity525
Combined charge for room and board$12,470
Room charge$5,520
Meal charge$6,950

Gwynedd Mercy University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse385
Business Administration and Management, General116114
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2435
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services38
Secondary School Administration & Principalship32
Organizational Leadership29
Educational Leadership and Administration, General24
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other21
Criminal Justice & Police Science19
Psychology, General18
Special Education and Teaching, General17
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing16
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer15
Secondary Education and Teaching15
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration14
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision9
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist44
Education, General8
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist7
Administration of Special Education7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6
Nursing Education6
Accounting5
Human Services, General5
Pediatric Nurse & Nursing4
Computer and Information Sciences, Other3
Applied Psychology3
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Autism3
History, General2
Natural Sciences1
English Language and Literature, General1
Gerontology1
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1
Accounting and Related Services, Other1
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other1
Mathematics, General1
Philosophy1
Transportation & Mobility Management1
Grand Total1657824045
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%53%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
71
Citations
935

Publication count by topic

Psychology
16
Medicine
15
Sociology
10
Philosophy
9
History
8
Art
3
Computer science
3
Chemistry
1
Engineering
1
Political science
1
Mathematics
1
Materials science
1
Business
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy146233
History30792
Art32021
Sociology332745
Psychology3329418
Medicine4009319
Engineering56404
Mathematics58235
Computer science583614

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199102
199206
199305
199411
199500
199631
199743
199813
199914
200015
200118
200238
200334
2004226
2005424
2006118
2007338
2008230
2009736
2010250
2011344
2012662
2013790
2014263

General info

Alternative namesGMU
Founded1948
WikipediaGwynedd Mercy University
MottoVeritas et Misericordia
Truth and Mercy
Colorsred, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff446
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1325 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania, 19437-0901
United States
Phone2156467300
Fax+1 (215) 542 4610

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