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Gannon University

Check whether Gannon University is right for you as an international student.

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Erie, USA
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Study abroad at Gannon University

Gannon University (Gannon) is a private Catholic institution headquartered in the lovely city of Erie in the US state of Pennsylvania. There’s also a second campus in Ruskin, Florida.

Founded in 1925, the University is dedicated to delivering world-class education to students from around the world. There are many programs available to study at Gannon, from mathematics to fine arts - there’s a course for all.

International students studying at Gannon have access to a wide range of on-campus facilities including excellent libraries, handy bookstores, popular dining spots, modern sports centers, helpful student services, and lots more.

Why study at Gannon University?

  • Global campus

    Gannon is home to a diverse student body

  • Generous scholarships

    The University provides amazing financial aid packages

  • Alumni network

    Connect with over 38,000 Gannon graduates across the world

Life as an international student

The University is a wonderful melting pot of different traditions, languages, and cultures. International students from around the globe choose to study at Gannon each year - the campuses are incredibly vibrant places.

There are numerous on-campus accommodation options at Gannon. Housing is clean, spacious, modern, convenient, and located in safe areas. There are a variety of residence options to choose from so there’s something for every taste.

International students have plenty of ways to keep busy outside the classroom at Gannon. The University is home to over 150 student clubs and organizations - they range from sports teams to cookery groups.

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - from US$34,000 to US$35,600
  • Graduate tuition - from US$16,000 to US$21,000

Undergraduate Funding

Global/International Awards for Freshmen students

  • Amount

    covers up to US$18,000

  • Requirements

    Merit-based scholarship, holistic approach. For freshman independent applicants not on sponsorship based upon two conditions – admissibility and coming from a country other than the United States.

  • Amount

    From US$4,000 to US$6,000 international scholarship range to be awarded based on one’s academic

  • Requirement

    B US$4,000; B+ US$5,000; A US$6,000 (grade equivalencies will be determined by staff in the Office of Global Admissions and documented on the Ballot Sheet)

Catholic School Award

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  • Requirements

    To connect GU to secondary schools under the Catholic Faith Tradition and attract students drawn to post-secondary education inspired and informed by that Tradition.

Note: Students with Athletic Aid or anticipating Athletic Aid are not eligible for Academic Awards.

Graduate Funding

Graduate Awards:

  • Amount

    US$3,000 per program

  • Requirement

    Graduate applicants can be awarded $3000 at the time of admission; award is given per session or semester at US$1,000 contingent upon full-time enrollment. Eligibility and availability for this award vary by program.

  • Amount

    US$2,500 per Semester or Session

  • Requirements

    Graduate applicants can be awarded US$2,500 per semester or session contingent upon full-time enrollment. Eligibility and availability for this award vary by program.


Gannon University

109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541, United States

Gannon’s campuses are situated in lively student-friendly locations. International students attending the University will have plenty to experience, including awesome restaurants, shops, attractions, tourist spots, and social venues.

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Visa requirements for Gannon University

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