Mercyhurst University-North East Campus

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,400
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,066
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.44%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
446
68.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.1%
62 Graduates

About

Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is a higher education institution located in Erie County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus were .

In 2020, 185 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus. 62.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (137 degrees), 5.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is $17,400, which is $9,420 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is $17,400, which is $9,420 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,066.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students attending Mercyhurst University-North East Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,400
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus was $17,400. The cost of tuition at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is $9,420 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$9,066
2020 Value
45.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Mercyhurst University-North East Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,066. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Mercyhurst University-North East Campus grew by 45.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,520
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus was of $10,520 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 0.911% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.16% with respect to 2019, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.44%
2018 Default Rate
75
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus was 6.44%, which represents 75 out of the 1164 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Mercyhurst University-North East Campus has a total enrollment of 446 students. The full-time enrollment at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is 306 students and the part-time enrollment is 140. This means that 68.6% of students enrolled at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.2% White, 13.7% Black or African American, 3.81% Hispanic or Latino, 0.673% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (65.4%), followed by White Male (12.7%) and Black or African American Female (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 446 students. The full-time enrollment at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is 306 and the part-time enrollment is 140. This means that 68.6% of students enrolled at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

28%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus was 28%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Mercyhurst University-North East Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    340
  2. Black or African American
    61
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    17

The enrolled student population at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is 76.2% White, 13.7% Black or African American, 3.81% Hispanic or Latino, 0.673% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 22 students (4.93%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 47 more women than men received degrees from Mercyhurst University-North East Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is white (137 degrees awarded). There were 5.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (45 degrees awarded), Health (101 degrees), and Business (25 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are Registered nurses (1,438,063 people), Accountants & auditors (1,063,823 people), Other managers (777,933 people), Physicians (496,605 people), and Financial managers (464,812 people).

The most specialized majors at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are Protective Services (45 degrees awarded), Health (101 degrees), Business (25 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (13 degrees), and Biology (1 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are Protective Services (45 degrees awarded), Health (101 degrees), Business (25 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (13 degrees), and Biology (1 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,143,878 people), Elementary & secondary schools (878,809 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (681,643 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (503,959 people), and Banking & related activities (503,424 people).

The most specialized majors at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are Protective Services (45 degrees awarded), Health (101 degrees), Business (25 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (13 degrees), and Biology (1 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mercyhurst University-North East Campus.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

69
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
116
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus, which is 0.595 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (116).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 2.46 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 49 degrees were awarded to women at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 9.8 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 30% of students graduating from Mercyhurst University-North East Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is Male and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.61% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    137 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is white (137 degrees awarded). There were 5.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

5.41% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    88 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    49 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus is white female (88 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (49 degrees).

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Operations

Mercyhurst University-North East Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $3.39M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $141k (4.16%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Mercyhurst University-North East Campus had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Mercyhurst University-North East Campus employs 10 Instructors, 5 Assistant professors, and 2 Lecturers. Most academics at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are Female Instructors (8), Female Assistant professors(5), and Male Instructors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus are: Management, with 5 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 3 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.39M
2020 Endowment
3.04%
decline from 2019

Mercyhurst University-North East Campus has an endowment valued at about $3.39M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Mercyhurst University-North East Campus declined 3.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.03M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $305k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Mercyhurst University-North East Campus received $305k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.34M
2020 Salaries
5.43%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Mercyhurst University-North East Campus paid a median of $4.34M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 5.43% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.93% decline from 2018 and a 1.07% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$864k
Instructional Salaries
17
Number of Employees

In 2020, Mercyhurst University-North East Campus paid a total of $864k to 17 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus were Instructor with 10 employees; Assistant professor with 5 employees; and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus were Management with 5 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus was Female Instructor with 8 employees, Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Mercyhurst University-North East Campus.

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