Moravian College

Bethlehem, PA

Moravian College

Bethlehem, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$47,367

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
55%
400-499
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
59%
400-499
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
48%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,599
Declined 528
Total Received 2,127
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Private

2,073

undergraduate students

522

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Moravian College, founded in 1742, is a private liberal arts college. Its 85-acre campus is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,595
Established in 1742
Coeducational Coeducational

85‐acre campus in Bethlehem (population: 75,707), 60 miles from Philadelphia. Served by air and bus. School operates buses connecting North and South campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Moravian College
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem
18018

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Moravian Activities Council
  • Black Student Union
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Commuter Student Union
  • American Association of University Women

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Christmas Vespers
  • Heritage Day

Fun Facts

  • Tracing its roots to the first boarding school for girls in the original 13 colonies, Moravian College was founded in 1742—by a 16-year-old girl, no less. Her name? Countess Benigna von Zinzendorf.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
55%
400-499
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
59%
400-499
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
48%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline March 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,599
Declined 528
Total Received 2,127

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
rigor of secondary school record

Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
interview
standardized test scores
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $45,321
Room & board $14,471
Additional fees $2,046
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,440
Total $64,478

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Computer Science
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
French Language and Literature
French Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
German Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Neuroscience
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,595

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

2,073
students

Female
61%
1,265

Male
39%
808

20%

522
students

Female
74%
385

Male
26%
137

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,916
students

Female
61%
1,153

Male
39%
763

8%

157
students

Female
72%
112

Male
28%
45

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 2%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

110

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
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: May 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

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

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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