Gwynedd–Mercy College is a Catholic college with a strong foundation in the liberal arts located in Gwynedd Valley of Lower Gwynedd Township, Pennsylvania, 25 miles (40 km) northwest of downtown Philadelphia. In addition to the Gwynedd Valley campus, Gwynedd-Mercy also has locations in Philadelphia, East Norriton and Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
Gwynedd–Mercy College was founded in 1948 by the Sisters of Mercy as a junior college. In 1963 the college was rechartered as a baccalaureate institution. As of 2012 Gwynedd–Mercy College has a student enrollment of 2700 and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report's "America’s Best Colleges" publication as one of the top master’s-level colleges and universities in the north region.
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