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Gannon University

109 W Sixth St, Erie, PA

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Gannon University is a nonprofit private school that has a large selection of degrees available for students to choose from. The school is located in Erie, Pennsylvania, in a predominantly urban area. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Gannon University has a yearly student enrollment of approximately 4,200.

Students may select from a few areas of study, including:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Engineering
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, school records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. Students may take either the SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admissions at Gannon University. A score in a range of 910 to 1150 on the SAT, or 20 to 25 for the ACT is common among admitted students. Roughly 90% of all students that applied were accepted at this school, with 22% of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is nearly $29,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better estimate their cost of attending this school. Housing is available for students and costs approximately $5,900 each year. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Gannon University Golden Knights participate in several athletic programs, within the NCAA. Available sports offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

Students can visit the school's http://www.gannon.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Gannon University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Gannon University is about 4,400, where graduate students make up roughly 14% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $29,000-$35,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Per unit charges are around $760 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$19,049
Receiving Student Loans87%$8,272
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Gannon University may provide services including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Gannon University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 65%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years45%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
  • Radiology Technician Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Gannon University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Gannon University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Gannon University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
75.77%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
16

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$19,414