distinctions

US News & World Report

  • mercyhurst is regularly ranked about the top regional universities in the north
  • mercyhurst also appears on the u.s. news list of “best value” schools, and is recognized for the proportion of international students it enrolls

college of distinction

  • mercyhurst university is the first university in erie county to earn a college of distinction, and the first and only catholic college of distinction in the region

military order of the purple heart

  • in 2018, mercyhurst was the second university in pennsylvania to be recognized as a purple heart university for its services to veterans and their families