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  • Gwynedd Mercy College
  • General Address :
  • 1325 Sumneytown Pike
    Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437
    Phone: (215) 646-7300
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 1,000-5,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Gwynedd-Mercy College is a Catholic college founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy.

    Its mission is to create a learning community rooted in Gospel values and rich in the liberal arts.

    In an atmosphere of inquiry and dialogue, the College seeks to combine education for professional competency with the Mercy tradition of service to society.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $25
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants1,232348884
    Percent admitted66%64%67%
    Percent admitted who enrolled26%31%24%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading430520
    SAT Math420530
    SAT Writing420520
    ACT Composite1622
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$25,610$27,120$28,340$29,4503.9%
    Books and supplies$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,0000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$9,540$9,968$10,180$10,5803.9%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$9,090$9,968$9,545$10,58010.8%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$37,150$39,088$40,520$42,0303.7%
    Off Campus$42,102$44,490$44,887$45,7802.0%
    Off Campus with Family$28,210$29,720$32,940$32,450-1.5%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (215) 641-5570
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid1250100%————
    Grant or scholarship aid250100%$3,801,845$15,207
    Federal grants8735%$362,918$4,171
    Pell grants8735%$339,918$3,907
    Other federal grants198%$23,000$1,211
    State/local government grant or scholarships9839%$330,785$3,375
    Institutional grants or scholarships250100%$3,108,142$12,433
    Student loan aid22088%$2,173,482$9,879
    Federal student loans21887%$1,271,922$5,835
    Other student loans5823%$901,560$15,544

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid11,66275%$21,036,659$12,657
    Pell grants74534%$2,964,673$3,979
    Federal student loans1,61873%$12,799,639$7,911

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