Messiah College

Address:
One College Ave, Grantham, PA 17027
Phone:
717-766-2511
Website:
http://www.messiah.edu
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About Messiah College

Messiah College is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors.. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,766
 Graduate35
 Total2,801
GenderFemale63%
 Male37%
Student Age% Under 2597%
 % 25 and Over3%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time98%
 % Part-time2%
Race/Ethnicity% White83.9%
 % Black2.1%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino1.6%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown6.1%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,071
 % Admitted67%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled35%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT95%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT23%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800630 / 800
 SAT Writing503 / 800620 / 800
 SAT Math510 / 800640 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English22 / 3630
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math23 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$27,480
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$27,480
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans66%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,160
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,970
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Grantham Area

Median AgeNot Available
Median Household Income$
Total Population
Race/Ethnicity% White0.0%
 % Black0.0%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,160
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Rental Vacancy Rate$0%
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)Not Available
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