High school juniors, learn about our new Accelerated Scholars program!

Accelerated Scholars offers the highest achieving high school students the opportunity to earn a semester’s worth of college credits by taking authentic Mercyhurst courses during their junior and senior years in high school. While other institutions offer similar dual enrollment programs, Accelerated Scholars stands apart due to its practicality, convenience, value, and academic quality. 

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Grounded in the ideals of service, hospitality and entrepreneurship that inspired our founders, a Mercyhurst education encourages the development of lifelong passions and engagement with the larger world. Inspired by our motto, "Carpe Diem," our faculty and students embrace innovation and leadership in service, as they make a difference within our gates and around the world.

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With more than 100 academic disciplines, Mercyhurst affords you the opportunity for passionate study in virtually any field.


MIAC Live: Rosanne Cash

Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 7:30 pm
Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

D’Angelo Opera Theatre: The Old Maid and the Thief

Friday, November 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Walker Recital Hall

Artist Jon Chisholm: Where Do Ideas Come From?

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Alex Theatre, Mercyhurst North East

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