MPS College Connections
Collaboration with Mercyhurst University Academically advanced students may begin college coursework or pursue a subject in greater depth at Mercyhurst University. Some students may complete freshman year of college and senior year of high school simultaneously. The two schools are adjoined by a walkway, making each easily accessible to the other. Mercyhurst University will transfer credit for advanced courses completed concurrently from Mercyhurst Prep for those students wishing to matriculate at Mercyhurst University.
Affiliations with Penn State University and Gannon University Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, offers the learning opportunities of a major research university in a welcoming, student-centered campus environment. Its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 854 acres.
Gannon University commends Mercyhurst Prep for its commitment and dedication to the preparation of its high school students for higher education. Gannon and Mercyhurst Prep have an agreement that stipulates that Gannon University will transfer advanced placement level coursework, completed concurrently, from Mercyhurst Prep for those students wishing to enroll directly at Gannon University within two years of high school graduation. Situated in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, Gannon University is close to businesses, organizations, and government agencies that are active partners in helping students receive a hands-on education.