Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, PA

Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$56,610

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
45%
600-699
47%
500-599
7%
700-800
50%
600-699
37%
500-599
10%
400-499
1%
30-36
67%
24-29
28%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,102
Declined 2,230
Total Received 3,332
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Private

1,384

undergraduate students

335

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,719
Established in 1885
Coeducational Women Only

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Bryn Mawr College
101 North Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr
19010

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association

Top Events

  • Fall Frolic
  • Lantern Night
  • May Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • shuttle bus service, awareness programs, bicycle registration, security Web site

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
67%
Top 1/4
95%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
45%
600-699
47%
500-599
7%
700-800
50%
600-699
37%
500-599
10%
400-499
1%
30-36
67%
24-29
28%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes

Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,102
Declined 2,230
Total Received 3,332

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
class rank

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $55,310
Room & board $17,720
Additional fees $1,300
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,000
Total $76,330

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Badminton
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Archeology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Astronomy
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Linguistics
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Russian Language and Literature
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

1,719

total students

15%

in-state

85%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

1,384
students

Female
100%
1,384

Male
0%
0

19%

335
students

Female
78%
260

Male
22%
75

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,372
students

Female
100%
1,372

Male
0%
0

1%

12
students

Female
100%
12

Male
0%
0

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 77%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

20%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

8

Transfer students enrolled

0%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Most difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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