Gwynedd Mercy University

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Basic Information

Phone Number: 215-646-7300
Address: 1325 Sumneytown Pike P.O. Box 901, Gwynedd Valley, PA

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Additional Information

President: Deanne H. D'Emilio, JD
School Type: Four Year College
Public/Private: Private
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church
Historical Black College/University: No
School Setting:

Gwynedd Mercy University, one of 17 Sisters of Mercy colleges and universities in the United States, is rooted in service and the liberal arts.

At GMercyU, you can choose from more than 40 academic programs and enjoy vibrant student life on our private 314-acre campus close to Philadelphia, one of the largest (and best!) cities on the east coast.

Here, students will find a caring and supportive environment, and a deep commitment to making a difference - for ourselves and for others.

School Size: ~2,800
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Housing Availability:


Type of Housing: Traditional Housing and Suite Style Housing
Financial Aid:

At GMercyU, we stive to make a quality education affordable and accessible to everyone. In fact, 100% of our first-time, full-time students received some form of financial aid in 2018-2019.

Disability Services:

For more information about GMercyU's disability services, please visit our Student Accessibility Services page.

Greek Life: No

-Best Buddies
-Business Club
-Campus Ministry
-Chess Club
-Criminal Justice Association
-Dance Team
-Fitness and Health Club
-GMAEYC (Gwynedd Mercy University Association for Education of Young Children)
-Peer Mentoring Association
-Psychology Club
-Residence Hall Association
-Sigma Phi Sigma National Mercy Honor Society
-Special Education Club
-SNAP (Student Nurses' Association of Pennsylvania)
-Student Government Association
-Voices of Gwynedd Choir
- and many more!

Sports: 19 NCAA Division III Athletic Teams: Men's -Baseball -Basketball -Cross Country -Lacrosse -Soccer -Tennis -Track and Field Women's -Basketball -Cheerleading -Cross Country -Field Hockey -Lacrosse -Soccer -Softball -Tennis -Track and Field -Volleyball
Majors: -Accounting -Behavioral and Social Gerontology -Biology -Computer Information Science (CIS) -Digital Communications -Education -Finance -History -Human Resource Management -Human Services -Management -Marketing -Mathematics -Medical Laboratory Science -Nursing (BSN) -Occupational Science -Philosophy -Psychology -Radiation Therapy -Radiologic Technology -Respiratory Care -Social Work -Sports Management
Admission Requirements:

For the full list of admissions requirements, please visit our Admission Application Requirments page.

Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Parking Space/Availability:


International Students:


Study Abroad: GMercyU students have access to 26 study abroad destinations. Two of our most popular programs include studying abroad in Ireland and a nursing service trip to the Dominican Republic. GMercyU also offers semester-abroad programs and alternative spring break service trips.
Social Media Networks:

Facebook: GMercyU
Instagram: @gmercyu
Twitter: @GMercyU
YouTube: Gwynedd Mercy University