Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

1200 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650
Tel: (610)861-1360
Private not-for-profit | 1,875 students
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Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Photo #1 - America's sixth-oldest college, Moravian delivers a values-based liberal arts education in a caring environment, through which it nurtures in students the capacities for leadership, lifelong learning, and positive societal contributions. Comenius Hall
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Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Photo #1 - America's sixth-oldest college, Moravian delivers a values-based liberal arts education in a caring environment, through which it nurtures in students the capacities for leadership, lifelong learning, and positive societal contributions. Comenius Hall
Moravian College is an independent college affiliated with the Moravian Church in America. Moravian prepares men and womenfor advanced study, productive careers, and public service through distinguished educational programs in the liberal arts andsciences. The purpose of a Moravian education is to lay the foundation for continuous learning, useful participation in thework of the world, and a deeper enjoyment of life.

School Overview:

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
CountyLehigh 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)
141 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,875 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,516 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
359 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,582 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
293 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
7%3%
% Black
1%6%
% White
89%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$34,484$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$34,484$24,744
 
Percent Admitted78%64%

School Notes:

  • America’s sixth-oldest college, Moravian delivers a values-based liberal arts education in a caringenvironment, through which it nurtures in students the capacities for leadership, lifelong learning, and positive societalcontributions.
  • Moravian College's campus has two beautiful, well-maintained sections. Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus onChurch Street is the center of the Bethlehem historic district; the Main Street campus is eight blocks away in a residentialarea. Vans allow students to commute easily between campuses. Thirty buildings include the Collier Hall of Science, ComeniusHall, Haupert Union Building, Reeves Library, Foy Concert Hall, Payne Art Gallery, and the Brethren’s House.
  • Moravian College's strong basic curriculum assures that each student will have a foundation on whichto build, to continue learning throughout life, and to make informed choices about how to live. Moravian is committed to thehighest quality of undergraduate education, and helping students achieve their goals is at the core of our mission. Theirpriorities are ours—and we succeed to the extent that they do.
  • Moravian College celebrates the work of John Amos Comenius, a pioneer of modern education and bishopof the College’s founding church, who taught that intellectual and physical development and the cultivation of beliefs andvalues are inseparable from one’s personal and vocational aspirations.
  • Moravian College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and approvedfor professional preparation by the American Chemical Society, by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditationof the American Medical Association through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, by theDepartment of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and by the National Association of Schools of Music. MoravianTheological Seminary is accredited by the American Association of Theological Sciences.

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