Bryn Athyn College, founded in 1876, is a private, church-affiliated liberal arts college. Undergraduate education emphasizes writing, quantitative reasoning, public presentation, and critical thinking as well as experiential education and spiritual inquiry. The college is affiliated with the New Church, a form of Christianity based on the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. Its 170-acre campus is located in Bryn Athyn, 15 miles from Philadelphia.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
288
Undergraduates
128
Men - 44.3%
141
Women - 48.9%
16
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 250 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
554 average
498-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
566 average
498-613 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$41,625
Tuition and Fees
$25,449
Room and Board
$12,606
Average Percent of Need Met
29%
Average Freshman Award
$27,026
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$2,825
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Academic Calendar System
Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
42
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
43%
10-19
39%
20-29
17%
50-99
1%
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Philadelphia Population
1,396
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7%
Asian
2.6%
Black/African-American
17.9%
Hispanic/Latino
11.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.5%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.4%
White
63.1%
Unknown
2.6%
International Students
5.5%
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
91.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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