Bryn Mawr College: Review & Facts

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Bryn Mawr College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,765 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1885 and is one of the 3 schools located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
44
Bryn Mawr College will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Bryn Mawr College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 44 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Medical, Sociology and Anthropology, English and Literature, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
90%
The student retention rate at Bryn Mawr College is very high at 90% (well above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Bryn Mawr College is very good: 80%. About 3% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bryn Mawr College is good -- 8:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,300
Average tuition price is extremely high - around $41,300 a year. The additional fees at Bryn Mawr College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,000; this makes it a total of $42,300 annually.

Read the details about Bryn Mawr College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
41%
As reported in recent data, 2,626 applications were submitted and 1,086 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Bryn Mawr College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,600
Bryn Mawr College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bryn Mawr College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Bryn Mawr College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $7,600 per year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Bryn Mawr College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Bryn Mawr College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bryn Mawr College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bryn Mawr College, 101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010, USA
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