Gannon University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Erie, PA

$34,575

Avg tuition

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About Gannon University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Gannon University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Erie, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,251, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 79%. The university offers 69 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 68%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $34,575.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

79% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1210

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

50%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

68%

Unknown

10%

Non-U.S. Citizen

8%

Black

5%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

33% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

8

Total Online Enrollment

2,131

Student Location Breakout

50% 50%

Percent of Programs Online

93% On-campus

7% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate 45% online

Master's 7% online

Doctorate 25% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $34,575 $34,575
Graduate $19,980 $19,980

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,125
On-campus room and board $14,110
On-campus other expenses $2,800
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $14,110
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,800
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,800

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $52,610 $52,610
Off-campus without family $52,610 $52,610
Off-campus with family $38,500 $38,500

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

84%

State Grant Aid

33%

Institution Grant Aid

91%

Pell Grant

33%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $2,552
State Grant Aid $3,305
Institution Grant Aid $21,852
Pell Grant Aid $4,647

Financial Outlook

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.