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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.

Website: www.brynathyn.edu/

Private
Co-ed
309
Undergraduate
Students
(53.1%) 164 Women
(46.9%) 145 Men
9
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 250 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
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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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$39,261
Tuition and Fees
$24,471
Room and Board
$12,240
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$10,547
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$0
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
42
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 43% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Bryn Athyn Population
1,396
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
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Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.8% Asian
16.4% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
1.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.4% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students
4.5%
First-Year Students Returning
65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
31.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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