At Mercyhurst University, 95 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 58 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
The four-year private not-for-profit institution in Erie enrolled 2,759 students in fall 2017, including 2,452 in undergraduate and 307 in graduate programs, data shows. 3.1 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
38 percent of undergraduates are residents of Pennsylvania, and 58 percent are residents of other states. 5 percent are citizens of foreign countries.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (71 percent) and Black or African American (5 percent).
The school admitted 70 percent of the 3,673 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 23 percent enrolled.