Gwynedd-Mercy College

About Gwynedd-Mercy College

Founded in 1948 by the Sisters of Mercy, Gwynedd-Mercy College is a private Catholic educational institution located in suburban Philadelphia. The Mercy tradition of service guides the development of our degree programs at every level, ensuring that a GMC education equips students to pursue professional careers that have real meaning. Many of our degree programs focus on preparing students for careers in service professions, such as nursing and education. But Gwynedd-Mercy also sees the potential for service in other fields, such as business and management. Online or on-campus, all our degree programs offer quality professional education grounded in an ethical worldview. A Nationally-Recognized Standard of Quality U.S. News & World Report has ranked Gwynedd-Mercy College among the best Regional Colleges in the North. GMC's tradition of excellence is reflected in every aspect of our educational community, including: Accreditation: Gwynedd-Mercy College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Higher Education and holds many other program-level accreditations. Faculty: The 81 full-time instructors and professors at GMC are highly-credentialed professionals, many with Ph.D.s or terminal degrees in their field of expertise. Diversity: Our 2,700 graduate and undergraduate students (and 17,000 alumni) come from many different cultural, religious, and professional backgrounds. Personal Attention: Online or on-campus, the average class size at GMC is 17, meaning that you have the chance to develop a rapport with your instructor and classmates. Learning Options: GMC offers convenient online courses that are accessible from any Internet-enabled computer, and our ground campus is just 30 minutes' commute from central Philadelphia. Practical Education: Our adult and graduate programs have a practical focus that aims to support working professionals in the short-term, while also supporting long-term goals after graduation. Location: If you're looking to study on campus, we have four convenient locations in Bucks County (Bensalem), Montgomery Country (Gwynedd Valley, Plymouth) and in Center City Philadelphia. Join Us! Ready to start on the next stage of your professional journey? Contact a Gwynedd-Mercy College admissions advisor today to learn more about graduate and continuing education options online or at our Philadelphia college.

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