Tuition & Fees

$52,360

$52,360

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
53%
600-699
39%
500-599
8%
700-800
56%
600-699
37%
500-599
7%
400-499
1%
700-800
37%
600-699
47%
500-599
14%
400-499
2%
30-36
76%
24-29
22%
18-23
2%
30-36
40%
24-29
57%
18-23
3%
30-36
67%
24-29
33%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

0%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,116
Declined + 1,820
Total Received 2,936
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Private (nonprofit)

1,334

undergraduate students

306

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mathematics
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2049
ACT 3526

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Location

School Facts

Bryn Mawr College, 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 1,640
Established in 1885
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
68%
Top 1/4
91%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
53%
600-699
39%
500-599
8%
700-800
56%
600-699
37%
500-599
7%
400-499
1%
700-800
37%
600-699
47%
500-599
14%
400-499
2%
30-36
76%
24-29
22%
18-23
2%
30-36
40%
24-29
57%
18-23
3%
30-36
67%
24-29
33%
18-23
1%

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 1,116
Declined + 1,820
Total Received 2,936

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

Cheryl Lynn Horsey
Chief Enrollment Officer
P: 800 262-1885
F: 610 526-7471
admissions@brynmawr.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$47,906

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,130
Room $9,420
Board $7,080
Additional fees $1,230
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $69,860
Average Financial Aid - $47,906
Total with Avg. Aid $21,954

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,172,699
State $185,227
Institutional $27,321,898
Other external $432,845
Total $29,112,669

Non-need-based

Federal $327,971
State $3,991
Institutional $4,351,179
Other external $608,949
Total $5,292,090
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
January 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
January 15

Other
January 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 610 526-5245
F: 610 526-5249
finaid@brynmawr.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ethel Desmarais
Director of Financial Aid
edesmara@brynmawr.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

Boxing, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Gymnastics, Judo, Quidditch, Rugby, Skateboarding, Snow Sports, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tai Chi, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference
Mascot
Owls

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mathematics
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,640

total students

18%

in-state

82%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

1,334
students

Female
100%
1,332

Male
0%
2

19%

306
students

Female
76%
234

Male
24%
72

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,325
students

Female
100%
1,324

Male
0%
1

1%

9
students

Female
89%
8

Male
11%
1

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Student Break-down

22%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

9%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented China
India
Kenya
Singapore
South Korea
Vietnam
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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