• Our 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.

  • Gannon's Great Location

    We are located in Pennsylvania's fourth largest city and one of the busiest ports on the Great Lakes. Gannon’s urban campus, in the middle of downtown Erie, is within a two hour drive of Cleveland, Buffalo, and Pittsburgh. Our unique location and facilities create a special atmosphere conducive to learning, scholarship, research, service, and personal growth.

    Facts and Figures

    Facts and Figures for Gannon University
    Category Description
    Founded: 1925

    A four-year Catholic university, dedicated to providing a liberal arts education integrated with professional skills and faith-based learning.


    Situated in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, close to businesses, organizations and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Gannon University recently announced an additional site in Ruskin, Florida

    Academic Programs:
    • 60 Bachelor Degrees
    • 11 Pre-Professional Programs
    • 20 Cooperative Professional School Options
    • 6 Associate's Degrees
    • 26 Master's Degrees
    • 6 Doctoral Degrees 
    Academic Year:
    • Fall and Spring semesters
    • Optional Summer semester
    • 9-week ESL Sessions
    Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
    Student Population (Fall 2018):
    • 3,291 Undergraduate
    • 1,000 Graduate
    • 4,291 Total Student Enrollment 
    Varsity Sports 22
    Clubs/Organizations 140+
    Alumni 45,397
    Financial Aid Over $37 million awarded annually
Gannon University Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge (I-HACK)

Gannon University announces the launch of the Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge (I-HACK).