Mercyhurst University is on a 88-acre campus in a suburban setting in Erie, Pennsylvania, not far from Buffalo. Mercyhurst University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Mercyhurst University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Mercyhurst University has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Mercyhurst University include chorus, Admission Ambassadors, Amnesty International and The Merciad (student newspaper).
Mercyhurst University students' favorite campus events are Christmas on Campus, Homecoming and Parent's Weekend.
Mercyhurst University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Mercyhurst University students live on campus. In 2021, 68% of undergrads at Mercyhurst University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 32% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mercyhurst University. There are 2,130 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,470 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,998 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Mercyhurst University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Mercyhurst University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mercyhurst University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Additionally, Mercyhurst University has campus-wide camera system.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Mercyhurst University, take Interstate 90, Interstate 79 to Erie, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Erie International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Mercyhurst University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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