Overview

Applicants
5,124
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average HS GPA
3.58

GPA Breakdown

49%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
510 - 610
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
510 - 610
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12.72:1
Total Faculty
401
with Terminal Degree
213

209
Women
192
Men
37
Minority
8
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • Area Studies, Other.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Aquatic Biology/Limnology.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Bioinformatics.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
  • Finance, General.
  • Insurance.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
  • Management Information Systems, General.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Advertising.
  • Journalism.

  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
  • Computer Science.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Education, Other.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
  • Chemical Engineering.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, Other.
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
  • Industrial Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth).

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other.
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist.
  • Physician Assistant.
  • Polysomnography.
  • Pre-Chiropractic Studies.
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies.
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
  • Pre-Optometry Studies.
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies.
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies.
  • Public Health, General.
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
  • Forensic Science and Technology.

  • LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES.

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
  • Pre-Law Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • General Studies.
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • International/Global Studies.
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES.

  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.
  • Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Political Science and Government, General.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Theology/Theological Studies.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Acting.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate
Terminal Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Timothy J. McCallion
President - West Region, Verizon

Dante C. Parrini
Chairman/CEO Glatfelter Company

Antoinette Spevetz
Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Scott Krall
Head of Corp Environmental Governance, Sustainability and Remediation,Bayer

Michael Doka
Chairman, Rehrig Pacific Co.

Anne Cooney
President, Process Industries & Drives Division, Siemens Group

Dr. Anthony M D'Alessandro
Executive Director, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Nov 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$24,311

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$22,482

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,408

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$20,341

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
3,291
Foreign Countries Represented
39

Demographics

1.54%
Asian
5.01%
African-American
3.66%
Hispanic
72.08%
Caucasian
5.60%
Unknown
9.07%
International

59% female
41% male
81% are full time
19% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
48%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
73%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Frat Sorority
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Dr. Harvey Kanter, Ph.D.

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
2

Dictionary allowed in exams
2

Computer allowed in exams
2

Spellchecker allowed in exams
2

Extended test time
2

Scribes
2

Proctors
2

Oral exams
2

Notetakers
2

Distraction-free environment
2

Accommodation for students with ADHD
2

Reading machine
2

Other assistive technology
2

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
91
Number of Honor Societies
16

Number of Social Sororities
5
Number of Religious Organizations
5

15% join a fraternity

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

16% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Golden Knights)
10 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Water Polo
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Golden Knights)
12 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Volleyball
Water Polo

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: Support groups and individual counseling are offered as needed through the Counseling Services Office, http://www.gannon.edu/About-Gannon/Services-for-Students/Counseling-Services/

Minority Support Groups: Support groups and individual counseling are offered as needed through the Counseling Services Office, http://www.gannon.edu/About-Gannon/Services-for-Students/Counseling-Services/

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

71/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Journey Ed (software) and Dell

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Kristin Manczka
Campus Visit Coordinator

Address
Office of Admissions
109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541

Phone
814-871-7407

Email
manczka001@gannon.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Waldron Campus Center
Friendship Green
Student Recreation Center
Knight Club
Hammermill Center
Doc's Landing, Nash Library, Power Study Lounge, Schuster Theatre, AJ's Way

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Millcreek Mall
Cinemark Tinseltown USA
Presque Isle State Park
Erie Zoo
Jerry Uht Park
Warner Theatre, Erie Bayfront, Erie Art Museum, Erie Bayfront, Erie Playhouse, Peek-n-Peak Ski Resort, The Flagship Niagara, Waldameer Park and WaterWorld, Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, Downtown Erie Arts & Cultural District, Liberty Pier, Bayfront Multi-Purpose Trail

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday through Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
814-871-7407

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3PM
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Saturday Info Sessions, Open Houses

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Please submit recruiting form found on Gannon Athletics webpage

Advance Notice
Other

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Other

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Erie International Airport (15 minutes from campus), Greyhound Bus Station, Union Station (train service), taxi service, Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority (bus service)

Driving Instructions to Campus
If you are traveling NORTH on I-79: Follow the signs and continue on Bayfront Highway along Presque Isle Bay, passing the marinas and continuing to State Street. Turn right onto State Street. Proceed south on State Street through the downtown district to West 6th Street. Turn right onto West 6th Street and travel 2 blocks; you will see the Office of Admissions and a parking lot on your right where you may park your car. If you are traveling EAST or WEST on I-90: Take the I-79 North Exit and follow the above directions. Please see Gannon's website for more complete directions.

Local Accommodations
Sheraton Erie Bayfront 814-454-2005 George Carroll House 814-459-2021 William Sands House 814-504-0845


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