Mercyhurst College, a Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition, is a community of learning dedicated to the lifelong development of the whole person. It strives for academic distinction in each of its programs. Inspired by the vision of the Sisters of Mercy, the College holds in highest esteem the qualities of excellence, compassion, creativity, and service to others.
Mercyhurst University seeks to provide you with an ideal education for the 21st century that is rooted in the liberal arts, career preparation and dedication to service. This is Mercyhurst's mission, and you will find countless expressions of it in the energy and talents of the University's faculty, administration and staff. Walking through campus you will sense history, passion, dedication and commitment to excellence.Ultimately, Mercyhurst, a Catholic University in the Mercy tradition, is dedicated to helping you grow and mature in multiple ways - as a student, as a professional and as a person.Home of the Lakers, Mercyhurst supports 25 varsity men's and women's athletic teams.
Consistent with its Catholic identity and Mercy heritage, Mercyhurst University educates women and men in a culture where faith and reason flourish together, where the beauty and power of the liberal arts combine with an appreciation for the dignity of work and a commitment to serving others. Confident in the strength of its student-faculty bonds, the university community is inspired by the image of students whose choices, in life and work, will enable them to realize the human and spiritual values embedded in everyday realities and to exercise leadership in service toward a just world.