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Gwynedd Mercy College

Gwynedd Valley, PA
University Website: www.gmc.edu
Apply Online: www.gmc.edu/admissions/apply.html
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Gwynedd–Mercy College is a Catholic college with a strong foundation in the liberal arts located in Gwynedd Valley of Lower Gwynedd Township, Pennsylvania, 25 miles (40 km) northwest of downtown Philadelphia. In addition to the Gwynedd Valley campus, Gwynedd-Mercy also has locations in Philadelphia, East Norriton and Bensalem, Pennsylvania.

Gwynedd–Mercy College was founded in 1948 by the Sisters of Mercy as a junior college. In 1963 the college was rechartered as a baccalaureate institution. As of 2012 Gwynedd–Mercy College has a student enrollment of 2700 and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report's "America’s Best Colleges" publication as one of the top master’s-level colleges and universities in the north region.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $26,670.00 avg tuition

1325 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0901
(215) 646-7300

Apply online Admissions:
www.gmc.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.gmc.edu/admissions/financiala..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
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Gwynedd Mercy College

Statistics:
Applied 3,304
Admitted 1,595 48%
Enrolled total 502
Full Time: 445
Part Time 57
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 440 530
SAT Math 440 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 440 530
ACT Composite 17 21
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 85%
4-year graduation rate 50%
6-year graduation rate 69%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Gwynedd Mercy College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $26,670.00 $26,670.00 $26,670.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $450.00 $450.00 $450.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $530.00 $530.00 $530.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,340.00 $11,340.00 $11,340.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $425.00 $425.00 $425.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $630.00 $630.00 $630.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,968.00 $9,968.00 $2,000.00
Other Expenses $1,000.00 $4,750.00 $2,000.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 99%
Avg amount of grant aid $14,506.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 89%
Avg amount of student loan aid $9,118.00

Gwynedd Mercy College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
Business/Commerce, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Biology Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs X
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs X
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Adult Development and Aging X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing X
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist X X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician X
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing X
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator X
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician X X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Nursing Science X
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other X X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X X
HISTORY
History, General X
History, Other X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, Other X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Physical Sciences X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Sociology X

Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania

Name Amount Deadline
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
MassGrant Varies May 01, 2017

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