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Bryn Mawr, founded in 1885, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its graduate schools became coeducational in 1930. The college ranks first in the percentage of undergraduates who earn Ph.D.s in the humanities - and third in all fields - a testament to the college's outstanding academic programs and preparation. Over one third of Bryn Mawr students major in mathematics and the sciences, three to five times the national average, and the college is among the top three institutions in numbers of women physics majors. The student body is unusually diverse: nearly one third are students of color, and an average of 10% are international students. Its 135-acre campus is located in Bryn Mawr, 11 miles west of Philadelphia.

Website: www.brynmawr.edu/

Private
1,384
Undergraduate
Students
(100.0%) 1,384 Women
(%Not Reported) Men
335
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
33% of 3,332 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
696 average
650-770 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
688 average
640-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$76,780
Tuition and Fees
$56,610
Room and Board
$17,720
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$50,941
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,772
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
159
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Bryn Mawr Population
4,382
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
92% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
14.4% Asian
6.8% Black/African-American
12.4% Hispanic/Latino
6.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.7% White
5.8% Unknown
International Students
20.7% from 44 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
77.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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