Gannon University

Erie, PA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,681
Graduate Enrollment: 1,431
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 83.59%

Male/Female: 38% / 62% (2017)

First generation college students: 26.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,134
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 990 - 1250

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 20 - 28

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 58.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 40.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 29.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 21.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 69.5%
Black: 6.0%
Hispanic: 4.5%
Asian: 2.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.0%
Non-resident alien: 10.4%
Unknown race: 3.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $48,394
In-State tuition: $34,526
Out-of-State tuition: $34,526

Estimated books and supplies: $1,158 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,600 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,736 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,900 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,736 (2022)

Average Family Income: $83,630 (2017)
Median Family Income: $70,029 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 26.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 61.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $16,356
$30k-48k $17,736
$48k-75k $19,673
$75k-110k $22,745
$110k+ $25,081

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 51%
6-year graduation rate: 64%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $22,324 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $23,375 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 75.7% (2015)
@3 year 79.3% (2017)
@5 year 85.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 52.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 53.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $49,832 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $56,852 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 17 $27,000 $276 $35,729 ($2,977)
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 19 $24,594 $234 $32,807 ($2,734) $50,290 ($4,191)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 8
Master's Degree Public Administration. 10 $65,617 ($5,468)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 8
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 8
Doctoral Degree Social Sciences, Other. 14
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 2
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 13
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 2
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 64 $466 $97,932 ($8,161) $102,623 ($8,552)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 1
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 8 $47,338 ($3,945)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 4
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 33 $233 $59,958 ($4,997) $68,710 ($5,726)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 72
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 10
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 17 $27,000 $286
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 17
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 5
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 29 $27,000 $286 $66,089 ($5,507) $68,422 ($5,702)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 18
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 4
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 12
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Literature. 5
Master's Degree Literature. 2
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 30 $27,000 $286 $55,361 ($4,613)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 4
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 41 $26,390 $276 $46,980 ($3,915)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 7
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 72 $29,485 $286 $60,456 ($5,038) $64,630 ($5,386)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 16 $1,261 $175,218 ($14,602) $176,601 ($14,717)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 97 $27,000 $286 $64,241 ($5,353)
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 17
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 34 $426 $61,960 ($5,163) $74,032 ($6,169)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 18 $41,644 ($3,470)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 7
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 1
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 9
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 17
Bachelor's Degree Insurance. 5
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 3
Bachelor's Degree History. 3
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 2
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 5
Bachelor's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 10
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 12
Bachelor's Degree Computer Programming. 5
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 8
Bachelor's Degree Funeral Service and Mortuary Science. 4
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 46 $166 $49,446 ($4,121) $53,718 ($4,477)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 16
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 5 $41,001 ($3,417)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 12


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $72,405
Full time faculty: 59%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $63,415,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $83,133,000 (2022)