For nearly a century, Mercyhurst has been home to writers, scientists, performers, researchers and leaders like you, individuals ready to channel passion and curiosity into something greater.

A Mercyhurst education is about preparing for a rewarding career and a fulfilling life—more than that, though, it’s about building grit and determination, taking on new challenges, engaging with the world and reaching for new ground. This is an exciting time and we’re eager share our enthusiasm for Mercyhurst and guide you on this journey. It’s your time to seize the day.

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Campus Events

With open houses, Day-In events and individual campus visits, there’s no shortage of opportunities to explore Mercyhurst! Visiting Mercyhurst is really the best way to get to know the Laker Life.

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You can complete our online application for free in about 15 minutes! Mercyhurst accepts students on a rolling basis, which means the sooner you apply, the sooner we can get you your admissions decision.

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Campus Life

What happens outside the classroom depends largely on your passions, ideals and perspectives. But don’t worry: there’s no shortage of opportunity. Your campus experience will include meaningful traditions like Hurst Day and fun activities to help you thrive physically, intellectually and socially—not to mention the people and services in place to encourage your healthy and meaningful growth. Explore, get involved, be imaginative, make new friends and by all means, make yourself at home.

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Experience life at Mercyhurst and you'll see why #HurstisHome