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Messiah University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Mechanicsburg, PA

Location and Setting


Mechanicsburg Population
5,000
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
485 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.2 average low in January, 81.2 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Harrisburg
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Harrisburg

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
87% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
13%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Falcons
School Colors
Navy blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, outreach teams, student government, choral groups and ensembles, small group program, outdoors club
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
 

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