Messiah College

One College Ave, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Tel: (717)766-2511
Private not-for-profit | 3,017 students
Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.

School Overview:

Messiah College
CountyCumberland County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
214 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment3,017 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,746 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
271 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,798 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
219 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted64%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)510-620450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)510-630460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)493-620440-570
ACT English (25-75%)21-2919-25
ACT Math (25-75%)20-2718-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2820-25

School Notes:



  • Messiah College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Academic programs in engineering, dietetics, nursing, athletic training, music, social work, and education are each accredited by the appropriate professional associations.
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