Gannon University, Erie, USA

Erie, USA


History, Affiliations & Rankings

Gannon University was founded in 1925 as Gannon College of Arts and Sciences. In 1944, it was renamed Gannon College. Initially, it was a four-year men’s college.  Later, in 1964, Gannon established a graduates school and became a co-educational institute. The college attained university status in 1979 and is affiliated with the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) and the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). The private catholic school is ranked 227th in the 2022 Best National Universities ranking and 129th in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs list by the U.S News & World Report. I

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The main campus of Gannon University is located in downtown Erie and the other vibrant campus is in Ruskin, Florida that mainly focuses on courses in the field of healthcare. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, the university offers a unique learning experience through its 150+ student clubs/organisations, 24 varsity sports, residential facilities, among others. Gannon has three main colleges namely the College of Engineering and Business, College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences and Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences. In total, it offers 66 bachelor's degrees, 9 pre-professional programs, 33 cooperative professional school options, 6 associate's degrees, 27 master's degrees and 6 doctoral degrees. 

Accomplishments & Alumni 

Gannon University is committed to offering excellent academic programmes and strengthening its services with the advancement in technology. The academic programme offered by some of the highly qualified faculty help students become successful professionals and grow as versatile individuals. Alumni of Gannon University are successful professionals in different fields who make up a strong network of more than 46,840 graduates worldwide. The Gannon University Alumni Association connects alumni with each other as well as keeps them engaged with the university. Their purpose is also to help the university meet the strategic plans and mission of the university.  

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Gannon University enrols more than 4,200 students in different courses including international students. International students at the university are also eligible for international awards for their exceptional academic achievements. Students who complete their studies at Gannon University have a bright future ahead of them as they are highly skilled to get a suitable job or go for higher studies after completion of their course. Gannon University conducts career fairs through which students connect with employers and through partnerships with employers, the university further help students attend an interview and find the most suitable job or internship for themselves.  

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Gannon University Facts & Highlights

Type of University 

Private, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $33, 560 (2021-22)

Masters: $18,700 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall & Spring 

Average GPA Requirement


Average Exam Score Requirement

TOEFL Internet-Based: 79

IELTS: 6.0


SAT: 1170 

ACT: 24 

SAT - 1170; ACT - 24; IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 79; PTE: 53; Duolingo: 100; GRE - 300; GMAT - 600 

Admission Requirements

Academic Transcripts, SOP, LOR, Standardised test reports

Admissions Deadlines

Fall: July

Spring: December 

Percentage of International Students


Size of Campus (in acres)


Alumni Worldwide 


Female to Male Ratio

61: 39

Average Salary after 10 Years

$46,600 (Annual)

Gannon University Rankings

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US News & World Report - National University Ranking





Campus Location

Gannon University

109 University Square, Erie, PA 16501, United States | 814-871-7480 |

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