DISTINCTIONS

US News & World Report

  • Mercyhurst is regularly ranked about the top Regional Universities in the North
  • The university tied for fifth among the 32 Pennsylvanian universities, achieving top-tier honors in the North Region
  • Mercyhurst was ranked No. 32 out of 50 among Best Colleges for Veterans (North)
  • Mercyhurst also appears on the U.S. News list of “Best Value” schools, and is recognized for the proportion of international students it enrolls.

College of Distinction

  • Mercyhurst University is the first university in Erie County to earn a College of Distinction, and the first and only Catholic College of Distinction in the region

Military Order of the Purple Heart

  • In 2018, Mercyhurst was the second university in Pennsylvania to be recognized as a Purple Heart University for its services to veterans and their families