More than 90 years after Mercyhurst’s founding, the pioneering ideals of the Sisters of Mercy remain the guiding force behind our mission of creating a culture in which the power of the liberal arts combine with an appreciation for the dignity of work and a commitment to serving others.
We strive toward these ideals by embracing the applied liberal arts tradition at the heart of our university, preparing our graduates to thrive as innovative leaders who are able to think and adapt in a changing world. It’s what enables us to seize the day.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Mercyhurst a Top-Tier University in the North Region.
95 percent of graduates secured jobs or enrolled in graduate school within a year of graduation
Mercyhurst was ranked a Best Colleges For Your Money by Money Magazine for 2017-2018
More than 20 percent of our programs report a 100 percent job or grad school placement rate