Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley, PA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,484
Graduate Enrollment: 729
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, small, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 90.6%

Male/Female: 22% / 78% (2017)

First generation college students: 43.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 8.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,095
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 990 - 1200

2021 Median Admit ACT: 20


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 52.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 23.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 16.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 62.1%
Black: 17.2%
Hispanic: 5.7%
Asian: 6.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 2.2%
Non-resident alien: 0.1%
Unknown race: 6.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $49,175
In-State tuition: $36,244
Out-of-State tuition: $36,244

Estimated books and supplies: $1,300 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,938 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,847 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,150 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,847 (2022)

Average Family Income: $87,359 (2017)
Median Family Income: $41,705 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 28.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 63.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $18,621
$30k-48k $21,421
$48k-75k $26,575
$75k-110k $26,497
$110k+ $29,586

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 51%
6-year graduation rate: 55%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $23,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $26,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 69.3% (2015)
@3 year 73.6% (2017)
@5 year 80.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 45.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 52.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $70,232 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $71,819 (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 Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 385 $35,500 $265 $75,976 ($6,331) $83,996 ($7,000)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 26 $96,145 ($8,012)
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 11
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 61 $29,687 $286 $47,378 ($3,948) $53,616 ($4,468)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 44 $344 $65,876 ($5,490) $68,671 ($5,723)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 2
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Education, General. 8
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 41 $293 $74,251 ($6,188)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 45 $668 $93,252 ($7,771)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 20 $202 $57,827 ($4,819)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 38 $365 $48,973 ($4,081)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 24 $27,000 $268 $37,829 ($3,152)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 50 $291 $45,886 ($3,824) $52,323 ($4,360)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 21 $58,559 ($4,880)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Gerontology. 1
Associate's Degree Natural Sciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 18 $31,000 $299 $34,295 ($2,858)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 19 $27,000 $270 $39,878 ($3,323) $56,260 ($4,688)
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 5
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 4
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 26 $28,399 $284 $65,294 ($5,441) $71,160 ($5,930)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $61,677
Full time faculty: 19%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 10.0

School's endowment start of year: $31,314,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $41,345,000 (2022)