Bryn Mawr College

101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn mawr, PA 19010
Tel: (610)526-5000
Private not-for-profit | 1,774 students
Since its founding in 1885, Bryn Mawr teaches and values critical, creative and independent habits of thought and expressionin an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum for women and in coeducational graduate programs in arts and sciences and socialwork and social research. Bryn Mawr seeks to sustain a community diverse in nature and democratic in practice, for we believethat only through considering many perspectives do we gain a deeper understanding of each other and the world.

School Overview:

Bryn Mawr College
CountyDelaware County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
203 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,774 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,656 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
118 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,322 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
452 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
11%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
8%3%
% Black
7%6%
% White
69%84%
% Two or more races
5%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$42,246$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$42,246$24,744
 
Percent Admitted41%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)600-710450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)590-720460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)610-710440-570
ACT English (25-75%)25-2919-25
ACT Math (25-75%)26-3318-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)8-106-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)26-3020-25

School Notes:

  • When Bryn Mawr College opened its doors in 1885, it offered women a more ambitious academic programthan any previously available to them in the United States. Other women's colleges existed, but Bryn Mawr was the first tooffer graduate education through the Ph.D. - a signal that its founders refused to accept the limitations imposed on women'sintellectual achievement at other institutions.
  • Bryn Mawr prides itself on diversity: students of color and international students make up over athird of the enrollment. Bryn Mawr's student body is composed of women from 49 states and 40 foreign countries. Diversity isevident in every classroom and residence hall on campus. Living and growing in a community made up of women from differentcultures, races and ideological viewpoints is a central aspect of a Bryn Mawr education.
  • The Bryn Mawr faculty has 146 full-time faculty members, of whom 50% are female and 18% are professorsof color. The College's student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1
  • At Bryn Mawr, community doesn’t mean uniformity. A rich variety of cultural backgrounds, talents andviewpoints among Bryn Mawr’s students challenges the assumptions of each individual and extends the learning environment farbeyond the classroom. Cultural events, student organizations and publications, athletics, parties and campus traditions allkeep students busy outside the classroom, but everyday events like meals in the dining hall or late-night conversations areoften among the most memorable parts of life at Bryn Mawr simply because they are shared with extraordinary friends.
  • Bryn Mawr College is located on a 135-acre suburban campus, 11 miles west of Philadelphia. It has anenrollment of more than 1,300 undergraduates.
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