Quick Facts

  • Approximately 190 students enrolled in nine undergraduate programs
  • Approximately 70 students enrolled in two graduate programs
  • 93% placement rate for early childhood/special education 2012 graduating class 
  • Clinical hours well beyond those required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education)
  • The Carpe Diem Academy, a Kindergarten through grade 2 extended learning day initiative is staffed by Mercyhurst graduate and undergraduate students.
  • A 1.5 million dollar 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant received to fund the Carpe Diem Academy
  • An Autism Support Classroom in the City of Erie School District is staffed by Mercyhurst graduates who are enrolled in the Special Education Masters Program.
  • Mercyhurst Teach Away Program (MTAP) provides opportunities for students to do clinical hours and courses abroad.
  • Mercyhurst’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the honor society in education, has been recognized with a Bronze Achievement Award


Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum