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FACTS Founded: 1925 Location: Erie, Pennsylvania Affiliation: Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie Employees: 629 Full-time / 910 Part-time Bachelor’s Degrees: 59 Pre-Professional Programs: 11 Cooperative Professional School Options: 24 Associate’s Degrees: 07 Master’s Degrees: 27 Doctoral Degrees: 04 Student to Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Undergraduate: 3,115 Graduate: 1,301 Student Varsity Sports: 20 Student Clubs & Organizations: 107 Service Hours Contributed: 88,622 Alumni Network: 37,002 Financial Aid: Over $37 million awarded annually Above data reflects FY 2015-16.

Gannon University

MISSION Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.

BELIEVE in your potential

There is a world of possibilities at Gannon University—the possibilities that are within you. You’ll learn here, form lifelong friendships here and grow here, because at Gannon, it’s within your reach. You’ll see things, learn things and experience things that you never thought were possible. It’s what happens when you believe. 1

INSPIRING academic success

The interactions you have with your professors will be among your most important experiences at Gannon. We take the student-faculty ratio seriously and feel that a strong education stems from your professors getting to know you. We believe students learn best when faculty love teaching and are supported by their active research. Our faculty are experts in their field and are here to inspire you to question, learn, believe and achieve. What’s Possible? You Name it! Think about what you love to study, or where you imagine yourself working, or what you want to accomplish in the future. It’s possible at Gannon. We offer 59 bachelor’s degrees and 36 minors. Each of
our majors includes opportunities to work and learn in professional settings.

Students and Professors

50 ANJALI SAHAY, PH.D., Faculty “One of the best ways to become global citizens is through roleplaying and simulation, and that’s a big part of Model U.N., where you can learn global issues while you’re right here on campus. Participating in Model U.N. is an intensive learning experience in planning, budgeting, leadership, speaking and debating skills.” 2

Have you ever had a teacher who changed the course of your life? Such teachers are here at Gannon University. With a low 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio, Gannon is a place where your professors’ first priority is your success. Don’t be surprised when your professors stop and chat with you in the hallways or remember you long after you’ve taken their classes. Gannon professors get to know you, learn about your goals, your accomplishments and your struggles. You’ll feel comfortable contributing to class discussions, speaking with your professors after class and working with them as you plan your career.


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Researching Side by Side How far can your research project at Gannon go? Maybe into the pages of a national, peer-reviewed professional journal, or 30 feet below the surface of the Caribbean Sea as you observe marine organisms and coral reefs. Your research might take you 4,000 years into the past at Gannon’s Bronze Age archaeological dig in Jordan. You don’t even have to leave campus to do groundbreaking biomedical research using motion-capture technology in Gannon’s new Human Performance Laboratory. At Gannon, your professors enjoy learning right beside you, working with you to advance your knowledge in your chosen field.

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“Developing a design for a laparoscopic device with my partner has been the fulfillment of everything I pictured when I was deciding which university to attend. This project brought together material from my classes with what is relevant to my field, and gave me the experience I need to prepare me for my future.” 3

Student Success Center When you can use a little help to break through the difficulties that college-level work might present or to obtain an A grade instead of a B grade, the Gannon Student Success Center is here to give you the help you need to succeed:

Academic Advising Center – Assists students with the registration process and the development of study skills such as note taking, exam strategies and time management.

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Career Exploration and Development – The team interacts with students and graduates from all academic disciplines and supports individuals interested in learning about the world of work and exploring possible destinations for internships or a career path. Beginning within one’s first year, students are encouraged to leverage the career team to explore possibilities and create action plans with the help of an advisor.

Disability Support Services – Every effort is made to arrange appropriate and individualized accommodations based on a student’s physical or learning disability.

Tutoring Services – The Student Success Center offers peer tutoring in most subjects through the services of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or Writing and Research Centers.

TRIO Student Support Services Program – This program serves eligible students by providing services that help maximize their chances of persisting and graduating from the University.

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The Only “Best Value” School in Northwestern PA U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges, 2016 Edition

EXCEPTIONAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS BEYER HALL – This 40,000 square-foot facility in the heart of campus is a hub for student life and Gannon’s global initiatives, featuring office spaces, classrooms, and a nondenominational chapel and worship space that brings together the leadership development, student engagement, learning abroad, and international student enrollment and support services divisions. BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING LAB – Features a robotic device for understanding how the brain controls movements, and a motion capture system that records detailed movements used in a range of physical activities.

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BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS LABORATORY – Several integrative and interactive touch-screen displays, equipped with software provided by the SAP® University Alliances program, create an advanced environment for data integration, business simulation and team operation for students. NASH LIBRARY – In 2018, a modernized Nash Library will re-open with new user-friendly and collaborative learning features for students, including nearly 30 study rooms, technologically sophisticated computer labs, a coffee shop, a green roof and tutoring services. A temporary library location will provide students continued access to vital resources during the renovations. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING LAB – Located in the Center for Advanced Engineering, this lab encompasses innovative robotic technology and industrial automation machinery utilized for the diagnosis, specification, design and launch of systems relating specifically to health care, manufacturing and supply chain.



ENVIRONAUT – This 53-foot advanced research vessel provides students with the ability to complement their classroom learning with hands-on training and


GET REAL At Gannon, you will discover what you want to be in an environment that fosters real-world experiences. You will learn by doing and applying what was discussed in class. We believe in providing hands-on opportunities, and they are right here on campus. Schuster Theatre

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fieldwork on one of the world’s largest lakes, while studying for a variety of degree options. FORENSIC INVESTIGATION CENTER – This historic family home was recently repurposed into classrooms and labs used to simulate crime scenes and also to conduct research in a state-of-the-art forensics lab. Students can also train in interrogation rooms and a virtual reality firearms simulator. HUMAN PERFORMANCE LABORATORY – You can apply the skills directly from the classroom to an innovative hands-on facility, using a motion analysis lab and a human performance testing lab. PATIENT SIMULATION CENTER – Using a breakthrough, multidisciplinary approach, students will train in the region’s largest comprehensive center and interact with over 14 high-fidelity “manikins” that react to treatments like human patients would in the region’s largest hospitals. STUDENT-RUN MEDIA – Opportunities for hands-on application in media-related fields are available through Edge, Gannon’s online magazine, radio station 90.5 WERG and the Gannon Knight newspaper, all of which are located in the Center for Communication and the Arts. These are just a few of the on-campus opportunities available at a University that believes in the value of experiential learning and internships.

976 TENGER BATJARGAL, Student “This internship experience (at FMC Technologies, Measurement Solutions) has and continues to enable me to see my career in a more in-depth way. Having been given the opportunity to perform in my field firsthand, I can now prepare myself internally and in a professional manner for my future.” 5



Ask students when they’ve had the most fun at Gannon and you’ll get a variety of responses: playing table tennis at Waldron Campus Center, pick-up basketball with friends, first-year orientation—everyone has a different answer. That’s because Gannon offers a wide variety of activities and organizations to meet all interests. Join In, Make Friends and Have Fun It’s easy to make friends and find things to do here. Our welcoming, friendly environment is the perfect place to participate in on-campus activities with over 100 clubs and organizations. Our student-run Activities Programming Board and Student Government Association organize fun events including movies, concerts and trips.

41 EMMA SCIULLO, Student “Springtopia was such a nice idea, especially the week before finals, not just to relax, but also it was nice to have a little fun before finals. I really like how Gannon takes the time to put in that much thought and effort to making us comfortable, and being that in-tune with students’ needs.” 6


Believing in the possibilities by participating in campus life creates memories that you’ll have forever. There’s so much to do here, so many friends to make. The memories are just part of the package when you get involved with events such as: OFF THE HOOK – Gannon students are invited to put the phone down and go off the hook at a one-of-a-kind student event filled with food, games and exciting entertainment. HOMECOMING – Games, dances, a parade—a campus-wide celebration on the biggest weekend of fall.

moved by FAITH & VALUES


Faith is more than just the Catholic roots that nourish the Gannon community. It’s a culture that flowers in the acceptance, inclusion, respect, understanding and caring that you’ll find here. Whatever your faith tradition might be, our culture strives to offer an environment that prepares you to make choices with a foundation of strong values and integrity. It’s a foundation that is strengthened because we welcome those from all faiths, as our diverse community comes together to learn and practice service on campus, in the community and around the world.


CODY AND BRANDON FEIKLES, Students Cody: “I believe in the wonderful opportunities Gannon has given me to learn about myself academically, spiritually and professionally.“ Brandon: “I believe by being a part of the seminary, I have been able to grow deeper in my relationship with Jesus Christ, His Church, and the Gannon Community.“

One of only 10 diocesan universities in America, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

FAMILY WEEKEND – When your family from home meets your new family from Gannon. PANCAKE BREAKFAST – Cramming for finals? The food and the fun is on us, from nine to midnight. LIL SIBS WEEKEND – Miss your little sibs? Wish they could join you in campus fun? Well, this weekend they can! SPRINGTOPIA – Spring is a big deal at Gannon. This weeklong celebration helps students shake the winter blues and get Faculty, staff and student volunteers, involved in a variety of student-run activities and shows! 51 projects. Give Day 2014 GIVE DAY – Have fun with your Gannon family while contributing to the community through local efforts of volunteerism. GREEK WEEK – Come one, come all! This annual event is the sororities’ and fraternities’ biggest week on campus and fun for everyone!

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200 JENNA SULECKI, Student “I feel at home at Gannon, just for the simple fact that everyone is so warm, inviting and welcoming; as soon as you get here they help you to get involved and find what you’re most interested in. Everyone here has helped with that in some way or another, and that is the best feeling.”

A Place to Make Friends and Memories There is something exciting and enduring about the friendships you’ll make during your college experience that will enrich your entire life. Building friendships through shared interests and experiences will make Gannon feel like your home away from home. It’s what makes campus life one of the most treasured aspects of your Gannon University experience.

Eat, Study and Play At Gannon, your “kitchen” can be found at any number of places on campus, including an all-you-can-eat buffet, a made-to-order grille that features Italian, Asian and Mexican cuisine, a coffee bar in an academic building that offers lattes and mochas and the Fresh Café in the Recreation and Wellness Center, which is a great place to gather for a post-workout smoothie. Open exclusively to the Gannon Community, The Knight Club is an on-campus hangout where students can meet to order something to eat, unwind after a day of classes, or engage in group study. With big screen TVs, karaoke nights, live entertainment and table games including pool and air hockey, The Knight Club is the place to relax, recharge and build memories that will last a lifetime.


$14.5 million invested in Gannon’s new Recreation and Wellness Center

HOME away from home

Your first year is that terrifying, wonderful year that you’ll never forget! Worried about meeting people, choosing classes, adjusting to life away from home? Everyone is, but we’ve got you covered. Gannon’s First-Year Experience program has events and activities designed to help you make a smooth transition into college. From day one, you will feel right at home.

98 MATT WARD ’09, Student Development “Students say living on campus is a great way to meet friends and be involved. Plus all of our campus housing is within three blocks of the cafeteria, Recreation Center, library and classrooms.” 9

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For competing student-athletes and fans alike, our athletic programs provide another way to get involved and have fun. You’ll find students gathering in the stands to rally for the student-athletes or taking road trips to cheer on the team at away games. The Golden Knights and Lady Knights have strong support from coaches and faculty, and as a result, they excel in competition and in the classroom.

Time to Play Gannon’s many intramural sports and athletic facilities are open to all students. They’re a great way to meet new people, stay active and unwind from studying. At the newly renovated Recreation and Wellness Center you’ll find a collegiate-sized swimming pool, racquetball courts, indoor running track, elliptical and weight machines and cardio equipment. It’s a high-end fitness club that you access with a swipe of your student ID card.

our teams

Gannon is a Division II institution offering 20 scholarship-granting varsity sports.




Baseball Basketball Competitive Cheer (Co-Ed) Cross Country Football Golf Soccer Swimming and Diving Water Polo Wrestling

Acrobatics and Tumbling Basketball Competitive Cheer (Co-Ed) Cross Country Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming and Diving Volleyball Water Polo

3-on-3 Basketball 5 vs 5 Basketball Badminton Basketball Skills Battleship Bubbleball Cornhole Cosmic Bowling Cricket Dodgeball


FIFA 16 Tuesdays Flag Football Tourney Floor Hockey Golf Extravaganza Kickball Knight Mile March Madness Racquetball Running

Soccer Spike Ball Team Handball Tug of War Ultimate Frisbee Volleyball Wiffleball


Gannon is a campus that moves. With student-organized wellness events, such as 5k races, zip-lining and other activities, to a range of intramural sports, you can be in the best shape of your life. With the opening of our newly renovated Recreation and Wellness Center, you can do it with the latest equipment in a high-end setting.

3.2 Overall GPA, Student Athletes, NCAA Division II

LEILANI KING, Student CLUB SPORTS Gannon University Sailing Team (GUST) Jiu-Jitsu Men’s Ice Hockey Men’s Lacrosse Men’s Rugby Men’s Volleyball Ultimate Frisbee (Men’s/Women’s/Co-Ed)

Women’s Rugby Women’s Soccer Women’s Volleyball

“Gannon is more than just a group of students. CLUB SPORTS It’s a community. You Brazilian Jiu-jitsu have support whether Hockey it is through people, Lacrosse sports, academics or Men’s Volleyball extracurricular activities. Rugby Football There are always people Sailing Team ready and willing to offer Soccer support.”

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STUDENT HOUSING Your first year at Gannon might be the first time you have lived away from home for any length of time and we make every effort to help you feel welcome. When you make your first-year housing choice, you can rest easy knowing that your building will be staffed by student affairs professionals, including a live-in Resident Director (RD) and many Resident Assistants (RAs). First-year residence halls have night security guards from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. for your safety.

FINEGAN HALL The traditional college residence hall experience is yours at Finegan Hall. With single-gender living by floor, the two-person rooms in Finegan are a great introduction to college living. In addition to individual rooms, Finegan Hall also offers a variety of quiet and social lounges. With a capacity of nearly 250 students, you’ll be surrounded by good friends and good times when you live in Finegan.

NORTH HALL North Hall is the newest residence hall on campus and home to nearly 280 students in two- to fiveperson suites with one- or two-person bedrooms. Building amenities include central air conditioning, a workout room and a convenience store. Kitchens and a variety of lounges offer community space to socialize or study. North Hall living offers all you will need for a successful first year at Gannon University. 13


HOUSING Affinity Housing Program One of the most rewarding parts of your college experience is finding people who have the same goals and interests as you. At Gannon University, you can also live with them. Our Affinity Housing communities bring together people who have expressed a preference to live in campus housing with students who have similar interests. We offer Affinity Housing communities for first-year students in the Honors, PreProfessional programs in some healthcare fields, and for students with a special dedication to leadership, sustainability and wellness. Living in these communities offers a richer, more engaged and focused campus experience and can challenge and reward you in ways you might not have thought possible. It’s a great way to make your Gannon experience even more memorable.

Upperclassman Apartments The University offers a variety of housing options for upperclassmen students. Returning residents have the opportunity to renew their current living unit for the following year or change to another residential option. Preferred parking is available at each building and is administered by Campus Police and Safety.


GOOD for u Good for U is Gannon’s initiative to promote wellness in our campus community. At Gannon, wellness is more than physical health. It is multi-dimensional and includes social connectedness, emotional well-being, intellectual processing, spirituality and an appreciation of our natural environment. Students have the opportunity to be involved in a number of ways, including volunteering in a campus wellness program, participate in a wellness learning community or serving as an intern with the Recreation and Wellness Center staff.









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With more than 15,000 students within a 15-mile radius, Erie, Pennsylvania is a college town. Right next door to Gannon’s downtown campus, you’ll find internship opportunities and co-op jobs with government agencies, local businesses and hospitals. When your school day is done, you’ll have plenty of fun, as well. Explore museums, galleries, theaters and restaurants right in the heart of the city, all steps away from Gannon—and seven miles of beaches close by.

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Erie really comes alive during the warmest months. Grab some friends and hit the beaches of Presque Isle State Park for swimming, hiking, boating and kayaking, biking and fishing. Head to

Fall is Erie’s most glorious season, and perfect for a visit to the cool new Erie Art Museu m or a show with friends at the Erie Playhouse. Erie has venues for every musical taste including the incredible Warner Theatre, the only active theater in the country still in its original form, or Erie Insurance Arena that hosts rock and country concerts.

Winter? Yeah, we have it here, and we know how to have fun with it, too. Start your Christmas shopping early at the Millcreek Mall with taxfree shopping. See future NHL stars at an Erie Otters game. Swimsuits are welcome all year long at Splash Lagoon, one of the largest indoor water parks in the eastern United States. There are also many places to downhill or cross country ski.

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is a great way to experience the beauty of Erie during springtime. Walk or hike through Presque Isle State Park or take the short Walda meer and Water walk to the home of the Erie World amusement park, SeaWolves baseball team. enjoy the Sunset Music Series at Presque Isle, and catch one of the weekly street festivals downtown and at the waterfront Liberty Park.


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ENTERTAINMENT AND CULTURE ENTERTAINMENT AND CULTURE Warner Theatre 1. 1. Warner Theatre Erie Playhouse 2. 2. Erie Playhouse Erie Museum 5. 5. Erie ArtArt Museum ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum 6. 6. ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum 7. 7. Blasco Memorial Library Blasco Memorial Library Bayfront Conn 8.ec8. U.S. Brig Niagara & Erie Maritime Museum torU.S. Brig Niagara & Erie Maritime Museum 18.18. Tinseltown Movie Theatre Tinseltown Movie Theatre 19.19. Junior’s Last Laugh Comedy Club Junior’s Last Laugh Comedy Club






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World-class entertainment, professional sports, arts and dining attractions in Buffalo, Cleveland and Pittsburgh are a short drive from Gannon’s campus. Yes, you CAN experience it all.

LOCATION is everything

Hundreds of thousands of visitors come to Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city for seven miles of beaches, tax-free shopping, minor league sports and a vibrant entertainment and cultural scene. Gannon’s urban campus is at the center of it. Only a two-hour drive from Cleveland, Buffalo and Pittsburgh, Erie has smalltown friendliness and big-city attractions.


SERVING others

In Erie and across the nation, through projects big and small, Gannon students are engaged in rich cultural and service experiences in the community. You will have many opportunities for hands-on learning that will enhance your college education while making an impact on the world around you.


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Helping the Community What would you like to do, and where? How about working on a team with your friends to plant trees in the neighborhoods around campus? Or designing and building Little Free Libraries
to promote literacy with the youth in our community? Getting your hands dirty in the Gannon Goodwill Garden can yield a harvest of fun and food for local food pantries. All these opportunities and more
are ways that Gannon students give back—to their communities and to the world.

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Spending time at the Mission of Friendship during an ABST to Merida, Mexico.

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Through the Barker Globalization Institute, you can choose different study abroad programs in over 15 countries, with more in development every semester. Choose from semester exchange programs at partnering universities, faculty-led study trips, service-learning opportunities and more. Alternative Break Service Trips (ABST)

Semester Exchange Programs

ABSTs give students the chance to encounter and respond to some of the most pressing societal and global concerns of our time. Each trip is built on the foundation of service, simplicity, community and reflection. Travel occurs over spring break or after classes end in May.

Gannon students may travel abroad for a semester to select institutions in Australia, Chile, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy or Jordan.

Gannon: Inspired Faculty-led Travel (GIFT) Students have the opportunity to take Liberal Studies Core or major/minor requirement/elective courses that include international or domestic travel components. Led by Gannon faculty, these courses last one to four weeks and travel during fall break, winter break, spring break and the summer. Students who participate in a faculty-led program may apply for a Learning Abroad scholarship.

Transforming Residents Abroad Via Engaged Learning (T.R.A.V.E.L.) Gannon juniors and seniors engage in small groups with two staff/faculty facilitators on a regular basis throughout the academic year to study topics and learn about an international destination before traveling together to that destination at the end of the year.

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Hands-on. Real-world. Inspired by faith and driven toward success: That’s what makes a Gannon education stand out. Here, you have opportunities to learn professional skills in your major – skills that transfer directly to the workplace. Depending on your major, your classroom may be in a high-tech laboratory; in a business, hospital or school; or outside in a national park or waterway. An Education You Can Put to Work

52 JORDAN RICKAN ‘12, ‘13M, Alumna “As a Gannon student, you’re more than prepared to enter the workforce because you’ve gained internship experience before you graduate. I interned at a Fortune 500 company, and I was prepared to deliver results because Gannon gave me the confidence to succeed.” 22

As you are learning, you’ll see how your education connects with the real world and how you’ll put your education to work once you graduate. You’ll learn in an atmosphere where respect for faith and values is important. A Gannon education develops your whole person, from your head to your hands to your heart. When you graduate from Gannon, you’ll not only be prepared to start your career, you’ll be prepared to live a life full of possibilities.

Career Development

37,002 Members In the Alumni Network

Offered as a resource for students, alumni, faculty, staff, employers and other community partners, the Career Exploration and Development team is here to help you discover your next step. Through our job and internship portal, College Central Network, students and alumni can browse various opportunities, apply for positions of interest and interact with employer partners

Career Outcomes Now that you’ve found Gannon, where can you find Gannon graduates? They’re practicing medicine and nursing at some of the nation’s most elite medical centers, conducting research on cutting-edge technologies and leading Fortune 500 corporations. You’ll find them practicing law in courtrooms across America, leading colleges and universities and working in government in Washington, D.C. Gannon graduates are walking the red carpet at the Emmy awards, designing rocket engines for NASA and leading faith communities worldwide. Wherever something exciting is happening, there’s probably a Gannon graduate involved.

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LT. COL. DREW CONTRERAS ’96, ’98M, Alumnus “The knowledge and life experience I gained at Gannon was just as valuable as the education I received. This experience combined with the relationships I formed with my professors groomed me to be successful and were very influential in the type of officer I am today.”

Gannon University’s Ruskin Campus is a bold response to the increasing demand for high-quality graduate education in disciplines that serve the healthcare sector of the Florida economy. The hands-on, communitybased curriculum offered at the Ruskin campus puts you at the center of dynamic and growing professions in a beautiful setting that rates highly on measures of livability and attractiveness. 23

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percent of our students qualify for merit-based and/or need-based financial assistance. We strive to make

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a Gannon University education affordable and will work with you to develop the best financial assistance package possible. Gannon University offers a variety of scholarships, grants and awards that recognize academic and athletic accomplishments, outstanding talents and demonstrated need.

At Gannon, we value each prospective student and carefully evaluate each application. It’s a good idea to apply as early as possible in your senior year. Admissions decisions are made within two to four weeks after your application is complete. Our admissions criteria include:

Financial Aid Checklist

• Grade point average

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• Grades

❏❏ Complete the Gannon Financial Aid Early Version Award (EVA) Application included in the Admissions Application Packet or available at

• SAT or ACT scores

❏❏ Look into outside scholarship opportunities.

• Courses taken

❏❏ Achievement-based competitions for some majors are held during the fall open house. ❏❏ Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as you can after October 1. Gannon’s FAFSA code is 003266. ❏❏ Deadline of November 1 for the Physician Assistant program. 24

• Personal statement • Recommendation letters

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Gannon University Viewbook 2016  
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