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Study at Gwynedd Mercy College

Gwynedd-Mercy College, also referred to as GMC, is located in Gwynedd Valley, Philadelphia, United States. It was founded in the year 1948 by the Sisters of Mercy. GMC has another campus in Fort Washington. Gwynedd-Mercy College offers its student more than 50 academic programs. The college's academic divisions are:
  • School of Allied Health Professions
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business and Computer Information Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Nursing
Gwynedd-Mercy College's athletic teams are nicknamed the Griffins. Male students particpate in sports such as basketball, baseball, golf, track and field, cross country, soccer, lacrosse, and tennis. Female students participate in basketball, field hockey, cross country, softball, track and field, soccer, lacrosse, tennis, and volleyball.

Profile of Gwynedd Mercy CollegeGwynedd Mercy is in a large suburb, in Gwynedd Valley, PA. The school has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. Gwynedd Mercy is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at Gwynedd Mercy include education and teaching and nursing and emergency medicine.

Gwynedd Mercy Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. of people who applied to Gwynedd Mercy in 2007, 42% were accepted. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 440 to 530 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 440 and 540. Gwynedd Mercy attracts a fair number of students from out of state.

Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

Gwynedd Mercy, in 2007, had 2, 644 students (1, 933 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school. The Student Enrolment at Gwynedd Mercy is essentially female.

Student Life
Most students at the school attend full-time. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Gwynedd Mercy belong to the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference for major sports. Gwynedd Mercy Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching266reading teaching, educational supervision, elementary school teaching, special ed, school Counselling, teacher education and development, business teaching, history teaching, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine194registered nursing, adult health nursing, nursing science, various nursing
Business and Management194business management, accounting
Medical Support and Technology78health diagnostic professions, respiratory care tech, cardiovascular tech, radiation therapist, clinical lab tech, health service and sciences
Therapy and Counselling21psychology
Liberal Arts18history, sociology, English, liberal arts and humanities
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science
Medical administration9medical records tech, health care facilities management, public health Education
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and administration
Science6biology, physical sciences
Family and Social Work3human services
office and Administration0office data entry
Contact: Gwynedd MercyGwynedd Mercy College

1325 Sumneytown Pike

Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0901

General Phone: (215) 646-7300


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