Private 4 Year

Bryn Mawr Admission Requirements

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Bryn Mawr College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Bryn Mawr College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition High 
How hard is it to get into Bryn Mawr and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Bryn Mawr is 38%.  It ranks #8 in Pennsylvania and #140 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. Bryn Mawr is a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,270 out of 3,311 applicants 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. 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Bryn Mawr application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jan 15.

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 2020 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 2020 starting class

Bryn Mawr GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

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

Applicants require 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 indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 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.

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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.85 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

52% 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 52%
Top 25% of class 93%
Top 50% of class 99%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Bryn Mawr College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,311 0 3,311
Accepted 1,270 0 1,270
Acceptance Rate 38% ? 38%
Enrolled 359 0 359
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% ? 28%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 15, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 38 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are 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

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?

38% 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.