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Gannon University Stats, Info and Facts

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4,291 Students

80% Admitted

  • 4,149 full time
  • 1,210 part time
  • 1,316 men full time
  • 1,740 women full time
  • 5,214 applied
  • 4,177 admitted
  • 762 enrolled

3,076 Undergraduates

$32,270 Tuition/Year

  • 1,000 Graduates
  • 490 Non-Degree
  • $32,270 in state
  • $956 fees
  • $12,650 room & board
  • $1,096 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Maroon and gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Sarah from Imperial, PA
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  • It is a good student atmosphere. The professors are open and understanding and have a vast knowledge base. This is the best choice I could have made for my major,…

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  • Anonymous
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  • Gannon has provided all the necessary information to me about academics, scholarships available, and financial aid.…

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  • Kelly from Stoneboro, PA
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  • I really like Gannon university and i feel like I am getting a good education. But some professors could be swapped with better ones but every college has bad professors.…

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  • McKenzie
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  • Gannon is a small, private college. The campus itself is located in downtown Erie and is small, which is nice for having to walk to classes on snowy days. As…

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  • Hannah from Corry, PA
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  • Gannon University has many good academic programs along with a variety of groups and organizations to be apart of. It helps to become a well rounded student because you are…

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Mission Statement

Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan, student-centered University which provides for the holistic development of undergraduate and graduate students in the Judeo-Christian tradition. As such, it offers each student outstanding teaching and a value-centered education in both liberal arts and professional specializations in order to prepare students for leadership roles in their careers, society, and church. The University faculty and staff are committed to excellence and continuous improvement in teaching, learning, scholarship, research and service. The University's environment is to be one of inclusiveness and cultural diversity.

Gannon University
  • Located in Erie, PA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4,291 students enrolled
  • 80% admitted
  • $32,270 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Travis from Nu Mine, PA
  • I am a current student here

    As a junior here at Gannon University i have spent quite a bit of time here. The school offers a tremendous amount of extra-curricular activities such as sports, clubs, and other organizations offering a variety of events so there is always something here for everyone!

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  • 4
  • Sarah from Pittsburgh, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Everyone is very friendly and there is a welcoming atmosphere. However, if partying is not your thing, weekends can be very boring sometimes.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    The more you get involved, the more you get to know people. Everyone here is like a second family. The students are extremely friendly, and you'll know someone where ever you go. Also, being in the middle of downtown Erie, there's a lot of stuff to do, whether it's riding the Erie buses to the mall (free with your Gannon Id!), going to the sports games downtown, seeing a show at the Erie Playhouse, or just hanging out on campus.

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