Mercyhurst University

Mercyhurst University

Founded in 1926 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercyhurst University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution overlooking Lake Erie in suburban Erie. A top-tier school in U.S. News & World Report’s Regional Universities, North Region, Mercyhurst offers 50+ undergraduate majors; world-renowned programs include intelligence studies, archaeology/anthropology, forensic sciences, and public health. A 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for small classes and individualized attention. Unique to regional universities, Mercyhurst guarantees hands-on, job-related experience – internships, research projects, study-abroad trips, capstone experiences – for every student in preparation for post-graduation life. More than 80 student organizations and 24 varsity sports ensure a vibrant campus atmosphere.

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