A Message to Our Community

"As we look to the common good in taking this pause from our regular operations, I wish our entire Mercyhurst family – students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and friends – continued good health and wellness." 

President Michael T. Victor, J.D., LL.D.

Carpe Diem.

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.

Choose Your Area of Study

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

Mercyhurst Facts and Figures

95% of recent graduates were employed or enrolled in graduate school following graduation
13-to-1 faculty ratio
3,400 undergraduate and graduate students
students come from 44 states and 46 countries
75 acre campus in Erie, PA
100% of classes taught by faculty (not graduate assistants)

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