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Messiah College overview
 Location Grantham, Pennsylvania
 Online messiah.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Interdenominational
Messiah College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Grantham, Pennsylvania, Messiah College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Interdenominational faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,530 prospective students applied, and 1,996 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 647 enrolled in the school.  2,787 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 588 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $34,320 plus fees of $840. Messiah College is ranked 303 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Messiah College overview
SAT 1080/1310
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.73
Applications Accepted
Messiah College overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Messiah College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,280
Other Fees$840
Room and Board $10,520
Budget for Other Expenses$2,320
Total One Year Cost$49,280


Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
74% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Messiah College students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 19%
Business 13%
Health Professions 10%
Psychology 7%
Biology 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213996 IPEDS survey data for Messiah College.