Private 4 Year

Bryn Mawr Admission Requirements

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

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Your chances of getting into Bryn Mawr College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

Admission Difficulty for Bryn Mawr College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition High 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Bryn Mawr is 39%.  Its admission rate is the 8th lowest in Pennsylvania and the 140th lowest the nation.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Bryn Mawr and can you get accepted?

Bryn Mawr is a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,334 out of the 3,391 who applied were admitted.

Bryn Mawr College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.85. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top ten percent of their high school class or better. 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Check if you have the grades and scores to get into Bryn Mawr and calculate your admission chance.

Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Bryn Mawr College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.85 or better
  • Earn A- grades in high school
  • Graduate in the top 10% of your high school class
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Bryn Mawr College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Bryn Mawr SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

SAT Scores for Bryn Mawr College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Bryn Mawr College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Bryn Mawr ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

ACT Scores for Bryn Mawr College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Bryn Mawr College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Bryn Mawr GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 


Typical High School Grades 


What GPA do you need to get into Bryn Mawr College?

You are required to have exceptionally good grades to get into Bryn Mawr. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bryn Mawr College was 3.85 on the 4.0 scale. This indicates that primarily A- average high school students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Bryn Mawr will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.9 GPA range.

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply uses an AI algorithm to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of college GPA data. 3.85 is a prediction of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

High School Class Rank

68% of Bryn Mawr College freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bryn Mawr College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 68%
Top 25% of class 85%
Top 50% of class 99%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Bryn Mawr College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,391 0 3,391
Accepted 1,334 0 1,334
Acceptance Rate 39% ? 39%
Enrolled 422 0 422
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% ? 32%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Jan 15, 2023

Days left to Apply


The application deadline for Fall 2023 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Bryn Mawr College is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bryn Mawr College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Bryn Mawr College Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bryn Mawr College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Apply To 

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211273 IPEDS survey data for Bryn Mawr College.


What is my chance of getting into Bryn Mawr College?

39% of those who apply are granted admission to Bryn Mawr. Admission competition is high and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.