Gannon University

109 W Sixth St
Erie, PA 16541
(814) 871-7000

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 595

Type: Private nonprofit 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $29,203.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $43,809.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $43,809.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3182 1494 2144
Percent admitted 77.67% 76.5% 78.73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 18.7% 17.54% 15.53%
Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 460 560
SAT Math 470 570
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 20 24
ACT Math 19 25
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 100%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 37%
Average Federal Grant $4,194.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 40%
Average state aid $3,618.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 95%
Average institutional aid $14,446.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 85%
Average student loan $8,368.00
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administration of Special Education
Aquatic Biology/Limnology
Area Studies
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Child Care and Support Services Management
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Community Psychology
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
Curriculum and Instruction
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Administration and Supervision
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Investments and Securities
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Juvenile Corrections
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Non-profit/Public/Organizational Management
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Organizational Leadership
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Political Science and Government
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Theological and Ministerial Studies
Theology/Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts

Gannon University Scholarships

Sister M. Lawreace Antoun, SSJ Scholarship
Scholarship for female students currently enrolled or planning to attend a four-year postsecondary institution. Students must be attending Villa Maria Elementary, Villa Maria Academy, Gannon University, or Mervyhurst College in Erie, Pennsylvania, demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Number of awards and award amount may vary. Contact the student's guidance counselor for additional information and/or application. more...
Ellen Elizabeth McNamara Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for female undergraduate students enrolled at Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania. Students must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, outstanding character, strong faith, and personality. Number of awards and award amount may vary. Contact the university's financial aid office for additional information and/or application. more...
Hugh M. Nelson Engineering Scholarship
Scholarship for Erie County, Pennsylvania residents who are college sophomores or juniors enrolled at Pennsylvania State University, Erie-The Behrend College or Gannon University majoring in Engineering. Students must have financial need, demonstrate academic achievement, and participation in college activities. Number of awards may vary. A personal letter must be included with application packet. Contact the college's financial aid office for additional information and/or application. more...
Louis W. Balmer Erie Engineering Societies Council Scholarship
Scholarship for Northestern Pennsylvania residents who are undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Allegheny College, Edinboro University, Gannon University, Grove City College, or Pennsylvania State, Erie-The Behrend College majoring in Engineering, Science, Technology or a related field. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and participation in extracurricular activities. Number of awards may vary. Contact the financial aid office for additional information and/or application. more...

Pennsylvania Scholarships

Heather Ann Maier Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Wake Forest University and are pursuing studies leading to a career in the Business field. Applicant must have financial need and be a Christian. Preference given to female applicants from Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Father Gilbert Barth, T.O.R. Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Saint Francis University. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Jean E. Koch Memorial Scholarship
Annual award for an entering freshman accepted to Mansfield University in Pennsylvania. Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement and be involved in community service or extracurricular activities. more...
Phi Delta Theta Allegheny College Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania who are members of Phi Delta Theta or are a Phi Delta Theta legacy. Applicants must demonstrate academic or extracurricular contributions to Allegheny College. A personal essay must be included with application packet. more...
Harold F. Grim Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Students must be pursuing a Medical career. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...

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