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Nursing Diploma from a Hospital

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About Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Mercy University is a private Catholic university located in Gwynedd Valley, PA. Founded in 1948 by the Sisters of Mercy, our degree programs promote professionalism while emphasizing the value of ethical behavior and service to a greater good.

Our accelerated programs provide continuing education and career change opportunities in nursing, business, counseling, psychology, and education. From first professional degrees to doctorate programs, GMercyU can offer you the program you need to bring your future into focus and advance in your career.

“What I like most about being a GMercyU student is that I am able to work from the convenience of my home, while still receiving the same support from my professors and advisors that a traditional campus would provide!”

— Julie Gawinowicz, Student

A Nationally-Recognized Standard of Quality

Nationally Recognized for Quality – Every aspect of our educational community reflects our commitment to excellence:

ACCREDITATION – Gwynedd Mercy University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and holds many programmatic accreditations.

FACULTY – More than 80 highly credentialed full-time instructors and professors serve our students, bringing years of research, study, and industry experience to the classroom.

DIVERSITY – Our students and alumni hail from a wide variety of religious, ethnic, and professional backgrounds, coming together in a vibrant learning community.

PERSONAL ATTENTION – Gwynedd Mercy University’s student to faculty ratio is 11:1, and our instructors take the time to understand your goals and needs whether you study online or on campus.

LEARNING OPTIONS – Our online and on ground programs feature course formats and schedules that suit your needs, whether you are a full-time student or full-time professional.

PRACTICAL EDUCATION – We emphasize experiential learning and skills application strategies that can improve the way you work from your very first class.

Advance with Gwynedd Mercy University

Begin your journey of professional discovery. Contact a Gwynedd Mercy University enrollment representative today to learn more about our accelerated/online programs.


Gwynedd Mercy University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and holds many other program-level accreditations.


Our 80+ full-time instructors and professors are highly-credentialed professionals, many with PhDs or terminal degrees in their field of expertise.


Our 2,800 graduate and undergraduate students (and 21,000 alumni) come from many different cultural, religious, and professional backgrounds.

Personal Attention

Online or on-campus, the 11:1 student to faculty ratio at Gwynedd Mercy University, means that you have the chance to develop a rapport with your instructor and classmates.

Learning Options

We offer 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 programs have a practical focus that aims to teach skills you can apply at work immediately.

Join Us!

Ready to start on the next stage of your professional journey? Contact a Gwynedd Mercy University enrollment representative today to learn more about graduate and continuing education options.