Mercyhurst University at the Booker T. Washington Center

Earn your college degree close to home.  

Mercyhurst University’s Booker T. Washington (BTW) Campus makes starting a college education or obtaining a degree affordable and accessible to members of the Erie community who may not have thought attending college was possible. Whether you are a traditional high school student, a dislocated worker, or an adult looking for a career change, the degree and certificate programs available on site allow you to get the education you need to advance your career plans or get started on a four-year degree. 


A Mercyhurst education is well respected by community leaders, area employers, and experts from a wide variety of disciplines, and Mercyhurst is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review and other leading publications for distinguished honors. Students at our BTW Campus are full Mercyhurst students, with access to the learning resources and services on all our campuses. 

Fast Facts:

Mercyhurst University is recognized by U.S. News & World Reports a Best Value and Top-Tier university in the north region. 

Students at the BTW Campus have access to the academic support and career services at Mercyhurst’s Erie and North East campuses. 

In classes at the BTW Campus, you’ll learn from dedicated and experienced faculty members who will serve as advisors and mentors throughout your academic journey and beyond. 

With classes available at the Booker T. Washington Center, 1720 Holland Street, students living in downtown Erie will be closer to their classes, overcoming the hassle of transportation. 

Students can take advantage of the in-house services already provide at the Booker T. Washington Center, such educational, physical wellness and emotional wellness services available to youths, adults and seniors.


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Frequently Asked Questions

For more information

Steve Gregg
Director of Programming Booker T. Washington & Corry Campuses
Phone: 814-824-3696

Cost and Career Information

In compliance with the “gainful employment” regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, as amended, Mercyhurst is disclosing certain cost and career information to prospective students. You can view this information by clicking here.