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Mercyhurst North East
St. Mary's Chapel at Mercyhurst North East
Motto Carpe Diem - Seize the Day
Established 1991
Type Catholic comprehensive
Endowment $1.9 million
President Dr. Thomas J. Gamble
Faculty 40 full-time
Undergraduates 1076 (enrollment)
Location United StatesPennsylvania North East, Pennsylvania, USA
Campus 84-acre (340,000 m2) campus with 15 buildings
Colors Blue/Green/White/Black
Nickname Saints
Athletics 16 teams
Affiliations National Junior College Athletic Association, The Western New York Athletic Conference, & Region III Athletics

Mercyhurst North East is a Catholic liberal arts college located in North East, Pennsylvania, and is a branch campus of Mercyhurst College (Erie, PA).

It was established in 1991, when Mercyhurst College purchased the former home of the Redemptorist Fathers, a seminary built in 1868. Mercyhurst North East offers one-year certificate and two-year associate degrees in a variety of majors.

As of the 2009-2010 academic year, the school enrolled more than 1,060 students, both resident and commuter. The school features many athetic teams, including men's and women's basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming & diving, baseball and softball.


Associate Degrees

  • Business Administration
    • Accounting Concentration
    • Management Concentration
    • Sport Management Concentration
  • Computer Systems Support
  • Criminal Justice
    • Law Enforcement Concentration
    • Crime Analysis Concentration
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Hospitality Management
  • Nursing(RN)
  • Liberal Arts
    • Communications Concentration
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Office Management / Medical Office
  • Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Certificate Programs

  • Culinary Arts
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Municipal Police Training Academy
  • Practical Nursing
  • Act 44 Constables Education and Training


The Mercyhurst College competes in 16 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) sports. Mercyhurst North East, is known as the "Saints". The Saints are a member of the Western New York Athletic Conference (WNYAC).

NJCAA Sports

  • Baseball
  • Men's & Women's Basketball
  • Men's & Women's Cross Country
  • Men's & Women's Golf
  • Men's & Women's Lacrosse
  • Men's & Women's Soccer
  • Softball
  • Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Wrestling (Independent)

See also

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Coordinates: 42°13′12″N 79°50′07″W / 42.2201°N 79.8354°W / 42.2201; -79.8354



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