An overview of Gannon University

  • Offers 4-year duration programs, established in 1925
  • Ranked 9th in Best Value Schools
  • 28th (tie) in Best Colleges for Veterans
  • 48th (tie) in Regional Universities North
  • 82th Best Undergraduate Engineering program
  • Strong majors are Health Care/Nursing/STEM and IT
  • Medical-related field of study has a higher chance of obtaining a Green Card

Key selling points

  • Scholarship up to 30,000/year
  • Maintain the scholarship for a whole course
  • The total cost after the scholarship is 19,580/year (include boarding)
  • Assist students in finding Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • Consult and create a suitable pathway to obtain a Green Card

Students without a 6.0 IELTS Certificate can apply for ESL at a reasonable price, the main program will be presented on I-20


English proficiency

  • TOEFL: 70-79 (in situations where students only receive a 69-70, then the university will reconsider depending on the chosen course of study. Take an ESL course, or study English during the main course)
  • IELTS 6.0-6.5 (as above)

Academic achievement: GPA 3.0 (for most STEM & Computer Science courses). Some other courses may consider a GPA of 2.8

Required documents

  • High School Report (English – Vietnamese)
  • IELTS/TOEFL Certificate
  • Does not require SAT
  • 02 Recommendation Letter
  • Personal Statement (explaining study goals)
  • Application form
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Bank Statement: 55,000USD