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Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

Gwynedd Mercy University Academics

Gwynedd Mercy University requires a minimum of 125 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Gwynedd Mercy University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Gwynedd Mercy University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 67% of students who start college at Gwynedd Mercy University graduate within six years.

Gwynedd Mercy University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Gwynedd Mercy University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Gwynedd Mercy University?

Gwynedd Mercy University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Gwynedd Mercy University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Gwynedd Mercy University

When choosing a major, Gwynedd Mercy University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Gwynedd Mercy University.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Gwynedd Mercy University does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Mercy University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gwynedd Mercy University

Does Gwynedd Mercy University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Gwynedd Mercy University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Gwynedd Mercy University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Gwynedd Mercy University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Gwynedd Mercy University Offer AP Credit?

✅ Gwynedd Mercy University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Gwynedd Mercy University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Gwynedd Mercy University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Gwynedd Mercy University Require Internships?

❌ Students at Gwynedd Mercy University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Mercy University Library

The main library on campus is the Keiss Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Gwynedd Mercy University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Gwynedd Mercy University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Gwynedd Mercy University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Gwynedd Mercy University does not have any ROTC programs.

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