Tuition & Fees

$48,790

$48,790

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
38%
600-699
44%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
700-800
34%
600-699
48%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
43%
600-699
45%
500-599
11%
400-499
1%
30-36
70%
24-29
29%
18-23
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
54%
18-23
8%
30-36
50%
24-29
47%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

0%

100%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,113
Declined + 1,777
Total Received 2,890
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Private (nonprofit)

1,346

undergraduate students

346

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Mathematics
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Codes

SAT 2049
ACT 3526

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School Facts

Bryn Mawr, founded in 1885, is a private, liberal arts college for women; its graduate schools became coeducational in 1930. Its 135-acre campus is located in Bryn Mawr, 11 miles west of Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,692
Established in 1885
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Bryn Mawr, PA

135-acre, suburban campus in Bryn Mawr (population: 3,779), 11 miles from Philadelphia. Major airport, bus, and train serve Philadelphia. School operates transportation to Haverford Coll, Swarthmore Coll, and to Philadelphia on weekends. Public transportation serves campus.

Bryn Mawr College
101 North Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
93%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
63%
Top 1/4
88%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
38%
600-699
44%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
700-800
34%
600-699
48%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
43%
600-699
45%
500-599
11%
400-499
1%
30-36
70%
24-29
29%
18-23
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
54%
18-23
8%
30-36
50%
24-29
47%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required of some

Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,113
Declined + 1,777
Total Received 2,890

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Peaches Valdes
Director of Admissions
P: 800 262-1885
F: 610 526-7471
admissions@brynmawr.edu

Cost

Tuition $47,640
Room $8,770
Board $6,600
Additional fees $1,150
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $65,160
Average Financial Aid - $44,283
Total with Avg. Aid $20,877

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$44,283

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,180,497
State $20,980
Institutional $24,388,137
Other external $295,900
Total $25,885,514

Non-need-based

Federal
State $500
Institutional $4,176,205
Other external $136,252
Total $4,312,957

Varsity Sports

M W
badminton
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Owls
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Astronomy
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Chemistry
Classical Languages
Classical/Near Eastern Archaeology
Classical/Near Eastern Archeology
Classics
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
East Asian Studies
Economics
English
Fine Arts
French/French Studies
Geology
German Studies
Greek
Greek/Latin/Classical Studies
Growth/Structure of Cities
History
History of Art
Independent Major
International Studies
Italian
Latin
Linguistics
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Romance Languages
Russian
Social Services
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
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Undergraduate

80%

1,346
students

Female
100%
1,345

Male
0%
1

Graduate

20%

346
students

Female
77%
266

Male
23%
80

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,332
students

Female
100%
1,331

Male
0%
1

undergraduatePart-time

2%

14
students

Female
100%
14

Male
0%
0

Student Break-down

23%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
36%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

15%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

96

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Countries most often represented China
India
Pakistan
South Korea
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jennifer Russell
Associate Director of International Recruitment
610 526-7473
jrussell@brynmawr.edu

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