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Gannon University

109 University Square MS#64
Erie, Pennsylvania
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Main Phone Number: 814-871-7480
Fax: 814-871-5827
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Founded in 1925, Gannon University offers an integrative, educational experience that cultivates the intellect, ensures global awareness and appreciation, develops compassion for the human condition, and recognizes the universality in Catholicism that respects all faith traditions

Academic Programs: Three Colleges offering Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in over 80 programs and disciplines. Some of the majors include engineering, business, marketing, international business, management information systems, education, biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, chemistry, the health sciences, computer science, communications, and international studies, among others.


International Support: The International Student Office (ISO) provides ongoing services from airport transfers for new students to advisement on immigration, cultural adjustment, and opportunities, both educational and recreational. These services complement the academic advisement and support that is offered in each academic department. International awards are offered to all accepted, international students.


Special Services: Leadership Development, Service Learning, Carneval Athletic Pavilion including fitness center, swimming pool, and saunas, Career Center, over 70 clubs and organizations, intramural athletics, Honors Program, study abroad, academic support and tutoring, internships and cooperative education.


Location: Erie, Pennsylvania, a vibrant and safe city with an international airport and the only Great-Lakes port in Pennsylvania. Toronto, Canada is 3 hours away, Cleveland Ohio is 2 hours away and Buffalo, New York is 90 minutes away all by car.  Chicago to the east is 7 hours and New York City to the east is 7 hours both by car.  Erie is regionally connected to the Northeast. A very low cost of living supports a quality of life that is defined by beautiful sunsets, fresh-water sports, sandy beaches, snow sports and skiing, and the many cultural and recreational opportunities that come with an urban setting.


Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a both a top tier and best value university!


Government Recognition: U.S. Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Regional Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities

Professional Accreditations: Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), American Bar Association (ABA)-Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE), American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), National League for Nursing (NLN), Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care



  • Tuition and Fees

    • Effective Term: Fall 2015
    • Tuition: 28,590
    • Room and Board: 10,910
    • Estimated Additional Expenses: 1,410
    • Average Financial Aid Awarded to International Students: 16,000
    • Fees: 767
  • Statistics

    • Total Undergraduates: 2,978
    • First Years: 1,069
    • Graduate Enrollment: 1,260
  • Attributes

    • Setting: Urban
    • City Size: Medium
    • Type of School: University
    • Public/Private: Private
    • Gender: Co-ed
    • Religious Affiliation: Christian, Catholic
    • Calendar: Semester
    • Services for International Students: On-campus Summer Housing, English as a Second Language Program, Intensive English, International Student Advisor, Special International Student Orientation Program
    • Programs Offered: Bachelor's Degree, Graduate or higher
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