DISTINCTIONS

US News & World Report

  • Consistently ranked among the top tier of Regional Universities in the North
  • Ranked among “Best Value” schools, and “Best Schools for Veterans”

College of Distinction

  • First university in Erie County to earn recognition as 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 became only the second university in Pennsylvania to be recognized as a Purple Heart University for its services to veterans and their families.

Troops to Teachers Program

  • In 2020, Mercyhurst became one of only three universities in Pennsylvania approved as a host school for the national Troops to Teachers program, which assists transitioning service members and veterans in beginning new careers as teachers.