Ƶapp Profile

About

  • FOUNDED: 1926
  • TYPE OF COLLEGE: Catholic comprehensive. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy. Coeducational since Feb. 3, 1969
  • SCHOOL COLORS: Green/White
  • MOTTO: Carpe Diem - Seize the Day
  • MASCOT: Luke the Laker
  • ENROLLMENT: Total Enrollment: 2,668 47 states and 42 foreign countries represented
  • TOTAL FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES: 373
  • ALUMNI: Approximately 24,650

Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 267-284-5000

Degrees

56 undergraduate majors, 12 master’s degrees, and 8 graduate certificates.

  • UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music; also Associate of Science and Associate of Arts, Certificate Programs in Culinary Arts, Police Academy, Practical Nursing.
  • GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS: Master’s: Applied Intelligence, Athletic Training, Criminal Justice Administration, Cyber Security, Data Science, Forensic and Biological Anthropology, MSN: Integrative Nursing Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Physician Assistant Studies, Secondary Education, Special Education and Applied Disability Studies, Teaching Excellence.
  • GRADUATE CERTIFICATES: Applied Behavior Analysis, Applied Intelligence, Autism, Criminal Justice Administration, Cyber Security, Forensic and Biological Anthropology, Organizational Leadership, Principal Leadership.

Around Ƶapp

  • HAMMERMILL LIBRARY: The Hammermill Library is a fully automated facility; the virtual library provides 24/7 access to most of the library’s collections. Among the library’s holdings are book volumes, eBooks and electronic journal databases to support the scholarly needs of Ƶapps. Within our library, Ƶapps have access to private study rooms and our Telehealth and Prayer/Meditation (TAP) room for all faiths. It is also home to the Thomas J. and Michele Ridge Collection (archives) and the Sister Joan Chittister Archives.

Athletics

  • ATHLETICS TEAM NAME: Lakers
  • MASCOT: Luke the Laker
  • 26 VARSITY SPORTS
    • Basketball (M/W)
    • Baseball (M)
    • Bowling (W)
    • Cross Country (M/W)
    • Golf (M/W)
    • Soccer (M/W)
    • Softball (W)
    • Tennis (M/W)
    • Volleyball (W)
    • Rowing (M/W)
    • Field Hockey (W)
    • Ice Hockey (M/W)
    • Lacrosse (M/W)
    • Football (M)
    • Wrestling (M)
    • Water Polo (M/W)
    • STUNT (W)
  • 9 CLUB SPORTS
    • Ice Hockey (M/W)
    • Volleyball (M)
    • Equestrian
    • Figure Skating
    • Dance
    • Band
    • Color Guard
    • Cheerleading
  • CONFERENCE AFFILIATIONS
    • NCAA Division II
    • Division I in men’s and women’s ice hockey
    • Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
    • Atlantic Hockey Association (men’s hockey)
    • College Hockey America (women’s hockey)
    • Collegiate Water Polo Association (men)
    • Western Water Polo Association (women)
    • Great Midwest Athletic Conference (men’s lacrosse)
    • Intercollegiate Rowing Association (men’s rowing)
    • Eastern College Athletic Conference (women’s rowing)