Gannon University International brochure - Intelligent Partners


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As a Catholic university, Gannon offers an
educational experience that cultivates the intellect,
supports spirituality and develops compassion for
the human condition.
For more details on this you can contact us at:
105, Business Point Building,
Behind Nissan Showroom, Deira
PO Box 114423, Dubai, UAE.
Tel: + 971 4 2942460/ 3

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Gannon University International brochure - Intelligent Partners

  1. 1. Come Join Us.
  2. 2. An Invitation…
  3. 3. As a small, private university, Gannon focuses on values and creating astudent-centered experience, a place where students from around theworld can learn and grow.You’ll find support and personalized attention to help you transition from yourhome country to the United States right on Gannon’s campus. And once you’resettled, Gannon’s education will help you discover your future.Come join us, and believe in the possibilities.
  4. 4. Founded: 1925 Why Gannon? ALocation: Erie, Pennsylvania (northeastern U.S.) s a Catholic university, Gannon offers anCampus Setting: Urban educational experience that cultivates the intellect,Affiliation: Roman Catholic supports spirituality and develops compassion forStudent Population: 4,238 the human condition.Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1Academic Programs: 55 bachelor’s, 9 pre-professional, 8 associate’s, and 21 graduate (master’s and doctoral)Clubs/Organizations: more than 70Varsity Sports: 18Intramural sports: 23Academic Year: fall and spring semesters, optional summer sessionsHousing: on-campus and off-campus apartments
  5. 5. Support for International StudentsMembers of the International Student Office (ISO) at Gannon will pick you up fromthe airport when you first arrive and help you get settled. While you are here, the ISOwill also provide: • Ongoing support for immigration, cultural adjustment and special needs • Scheduled transportation to nearby shopping areas • Connection to employment opportunities • Community events • Ongoing referrals to academic advisors and other support services as needed • Excursions to Niagara Falls and other regional destinations • Alumni support at various levels • On-campus English as a Second Language (ESL), if neededYou’ll Experience: • Dynamic professors who are leaders in their fields: Gannon’s faculty excel in their disciplines, and they are eager to share their knowledge and experience with you. • Internship and cooperative opportunities: The campus Career Center will help you find hands-on opportunities to learn about your chosen career path. • A foundation of faith, and religious diversity: You will be invited to continue your spirituality within your own cultural tradition or deepen your Catholic faith. • A caring environment with personalized class sizes: You will learn in small, discussion based classrooms led by professors who truly care about your personal and professional development.
  6. 6. Fully AccreditedAll of Gannon’s programs are fully accredited by such bodies as: • The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools • Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) • National League of Nursing (NLN) • American Bar Association (ABA)-Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) • Commission of Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant • Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care • The Joint Review Committee for Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) • Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)Globally Recognized • International Association of Universities (IAS) • Approved by numerous Ministries of Education and Higher Education (MOE/MOHE) • Partnerships with Non Government Organizations (NGO’s) • Linkages with international universities
  7. 7. Academic ExcellenceAcademic excellence is top priority. The three colleges and six schools at Gannon offer morethan 75 academic programs, awarding associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.Plus, U.S. News & World Report recognized Gannon University as a great school at a great price,with rankings such as: • Recognized as a Top Up-and-Coming School • A Top Tier Master’s university for six consecutive yearsClubs and OrganizationsStudent clubs and organizations can provide opportunities to meet new people, learn aboutthe culture make friends, offer community service and learn about your chosen career path.Clubs at Gannon include: • Academic and Professional Organizations where you meet others in your chosen field and discuss the profession outside the classroom • Professional and Honor Societies that help you to build renown amongst your peers and your future employers • Social Organizations that offer cultural experiences in social settings and encourage students to learn about group dynamics • Special Interest Clubs such as the American Marketing Association, American Society of Engineers, Gannon Martial Arts Club, and many other service and professional organizations • The International Students Association where you can meet others from around the world and help host International Night, a popular event where students and faculty alike can share cultural uniqueness
  8. 8. Additional ServicesAdditional services across campus help students grow throughout their time here: • Leadership Development • Service Learning • Career Center • Honors Program • Internships and cooperative education • Academic support and tutoring (writing & math) • Intramural athletics • Carneval Athletic Pavilion (CAP) fitness center, swimming pool and saunas • Support for ESL students preparing for the TOEFL • On-campus English as a Second Language (ESL) English-language training is provide for degree-seeking students. Minimum TOEFL and IELTS scores are only necessary when students want to begin their degree immediately; otherwise, students will be tested upon arrival and placed into the appropriate level of ESL, if necessary.NCAA Division II Sports Men’s Women’s Baseball Soccer Basketball Softball Basketball Swimming Cross Country Swimming Cross Country Water Polo Golf Volleyball Football Wrestling Soccer Water PoloScholarships and Affordability • International scholarships and awards are available to undergraduate students. • Gannon University’s tuition and living costs are well below the average private university in the United States.
  9. 9. LocationGannon is located in the heart of Erie, Pennsylvania, a safe, friendly, urban environment with alow cost of living and an international airport. Erie, Pa. is in the Northeast U.S., so you can be inmany coastal destinations within a few hours by car or one hour by plane.Benefits of Erie: • Beautiful waterfronts along Lake Erie, one of the five Great Lakes, all year round • Four seasons that allow for skiing, snowboarding, hiking, swimming, sunbathing and many other outdoor activities • The Warner Theatre, a historical theatre featuring Broadway shows, concerts, The Erie Philharmonic and famous comedians • Minor league sports teams – baseball, football, hockey and basketball • Local, national and global corporations that offer students internships and career opportunities • Major metropolitan cities such as Pittsburgh, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., within driving distance Erie photos courtesy of; find more photos and information at their Web site.
  10. 10. Academic Programs Medical Technology Masters Degree Programs Middle Level Education 4-8 Business AdministrationAccounting Middle Level Education 4-8/Special Education Community CounselingAdvertising Communications Mortuary Science Computer and Information ScienceBioinformatics Nursing EducationBiology Nutrition and Human Performance Electrical EngineeringBiotechnology Occupational Therapy Embedded Software EngineeringBusiness Administration Philosophy Engineering ManagementChemistry Physical Therapy EnglishCommunication Arts Physician Assistant Environmental Health and EngineeringComputer Science Political Science Mechanical EngineeringCriminal Justice Pre-Chiropractic 5-year Occupational TherapyEarly Childhood Education PreK-4 Pre-Dentistry Pastoral StudiesEarly Childhood Education Pre-Law 5-year Physician Assistant PreK-4/Special Education Pre-Medicine Public AdministrationElectrical Engineering Pre-Optometry ReadingEnglish Pre-PodiatryEntrepreneurship Doctoral Programs Pre-Veterinary Medicine Physical Therapy (DPT)Environmental Engineering PsychologyEnvironmental Science Respiratory CareFinance Risk Management and InsuranceForeign Language and Literature ScienceForeign Language and International Studies Scientific and Technical SalesHistory Secondary EducationInternational Business Secondary Education/Special EducationInternational Studies Social WorkJournalism Communications Software EngineeringLegal Studies/Paralegal Sport and Exercise ScienceLiberal Arts Sports Management and MarketingManagement TheatreManagement Information Systems Theatre and Communication ArtsMarketing Theology List of majors is accurate as of time of printing and is subject to change.Mathematics Undeclared For the most current and accurate listing, visit Engineering
  11. 11. Find Out MoreTo receive more detailed information, please fill out theattached reply card and place it in the mail (postage required).You may also contact us directly at:   yes, I’m interested in learning more about Gannon University. Please send me information. Name: ____________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________Web site: City: __________________________ State: ______________Phone: 814.871.7480 Country: __________________________________________E-mail: Postal Code: _______________________________________Write: Office of International Admissions Phone: ____________________________________________ Gannon University 109 University Square E-mail: ____________________________________________ Erie, PA 16541-0001 USA School: ___________________________________________ Graduation Year: ____________________________________ IM Address: _______________________________________ I’m interested in the following major/career: __________________________________ /   undecided Special requests: __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________
  12. 12. www.gannon.eduIMPORTANT: DO NOT ENLARGE, REDUCE OR MOVE the FIM and POSTNET barcodes. They are only Special care must be taken to ensure FIM and POSTNET barcode are actual size AND placed properly o to meet both USPS regulations and automation compatibility standards. Postage Required Post Office will not deliver without proper postage. AIR MAIL PAR AVION GANNON UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS 109 UNIVERSITY SQ ERIE PA 16541-0002 USA