81%

Acceptance Rate

$21,209

Avg.Financial Aid

003266

FAFSA Code

About Gannon University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,291

Website

www.gannon.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Gannon University is a private not-for-profit institution that is situated at Erie, Pennsylvania. This Roman Catholic university was founded in 1925 and also has a branch in Ruskin, Florida. It provides a holistic and practical approach to education and sincerely believes in the overall development of a student as a contributing member of society. Various academic and non-academic pursuits at the university provide the intellectual and moral growth of the individual.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 12:1.

  • The number of students enrolled at the university is 4,343 which includes 3,222 full-time and 1,121 part-time students.

  • The total graduation rate of the university is 65%.

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Online Education at Gannon University

  • Online programs at the university are carefully designed to meet the academic needs of the students while providing flexibility to balance professional, personal and student life.

  • The university utilizes the data-driven insights and flexible online classroom solutions provided by the various advanced platform to invariably reach out to the online students and indulge them in an interactive experience.  

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Reviews

Some of the student reviews about the university are mentioned below.

  • The teaching staff is extremely helpful and well versed in their respective subjects.

  • The classes are very interactive and the professors respect student opinions.

  • The university provides many activities to be engaged in and gives great socializing opportunities. The university population is diverse and has a very lenient climate.

Location & Contact

Address

109 W Sixth St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8148717000
Fax: 8148715803
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Rankings

Following are the rankings awarded to the university.

  • The university is ranked number 48th in 'North Regional Universities' and number 28th for the 'Best Colleges for Veterans' by US News.

  • US News also ranks the university at number 9 in the 'Best Value Schools' and number 82 for 'Engineering Programs'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th-November

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

81%

SAT Range

1020 - 1220

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Gannon University is quite an easy school with moderate chances to get admitted in, with the acceptance rate of 81%. Last year, over 81 applicants out of every 100 were admitted into the faculty. Academically it has an average requirement for admission test scores.

The SAT and ACT score is recommended for admission at GU. ACT score should be 20 or above. The average high school GPA requirement is 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale for the admitted freshmen class. 

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,431

Average Annual Cost

$31,180

Books And Supplies

$1,096

Other Fees

$956

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,650

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,582

Total One Year Cost

$48,464

You might be thinking of  "How much does it take to attend the Gannon University?", So here is the answer to your query. The total cost to attend the University is $48,464 annually, it varies depending upon the program an applicant applies for, there are slight variations in the cost of attendance for various programs.

The Net-price to attend the university is $22,431, the average total cost for tuition is $31,180, books and supplies are $1,096, $12,650 for room and board, and $956 for other fees. 

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

83%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$155

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health Professions and Related Clin...

107 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

58 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

49 Graduates

Biology, General

43 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

26 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

25 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

24 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

23 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

19 Graduates

Chemistry

17 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

16 Graduates

Psychology, General

15 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

14 Graduates

Social Work

12 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

11 Graduates

Computer Programming

9 Graduates

Insurance

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Marketing

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

8 Graduates

Legal Support Services

7 Graduates

Literature

7 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

6 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

6 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

5 Graduates

Computer Science

5 Graduates

Journalism

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

4 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

3 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

3 Graduates

International Business

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

2 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

2 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

2 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

1 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

1 Graduates

Funeral Service and Mortuary Scienc...

1 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,291

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

23%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

67% White

11% Unknown

5% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

27%

Out Of State

66%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$54,310 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 77% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

77%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,690/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,960/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,960/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Golden Knight

School Colors

maroon and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

282

Total Female Athletes

233

Intramural Sports

18

Sports Club

17

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Water Polo

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Volleyball

Water Polo

Tumbling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by GU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $13,530 per year. The students at Gannon University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,960 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 39% and 61%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$270 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,209

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,539

Students Receiving State Aid

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,436

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,583

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$25,096

$30K - $48K

$25,756

$48K - $75K

$21,937

$75K - $110K

$20,725

> $110K

$18,247

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,070,733

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,837,120

The university provides grants, scholarships, work-study options, and other financial support to the students in need. The students are required to fill in the FAFSA form to apply for financial aid programs. Gannon University's federal school code is 003266.

  • The Federal Aids provided include Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized, and Unsubsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans, and Federal Nursing Student Loans.

  • Pennsylvania State Grant is provided under State Aid.

  • Institutional Grant includes the University Grant. 

  • Institutional Scholarships include the Presidential Scholarship, Founders Scholarship, Academic Excellence Award, University Scholars Award, and Knight Achievement Award.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program fall under Military Aid provisions.

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