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Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, PA

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Wellesley College, Barnard College, Haverford College, Brown University

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.

Web Sitewww.brynmawr.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalUndergrad women only
Undergraduate Students1,334
   Women1,332 (99.9%)
   Men2 (0.1%)
Graduate Students306

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate38% of 2,936 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math705 average
660-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading688 average
650-730 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$68,860
Tuition and Fees
$50,500
Room and Board
$15,910
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$47,447
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$25,448

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
159
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Bryn Mawr Population4,382
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPhiladelphia
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 91% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
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STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.8% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
11.8% Hispanic/Latino
7.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
47.8% White
9.4% Unknown
International Students22.7% from 58 countries
First-Year Students Returning92.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
75.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.68 4.13 639 667 29
Low 3.10 3.33 480 510 21
High 4.00 5.00 770 780 34
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