Student Population
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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
Religious Affiliation 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 2,558 prospective students applied, and 1,970 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 665 enrolled in the school.  2,789 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 542 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $33,320 plus fees of $840. Messiah College is ranked 261 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
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SAT 1170/1370
ACT 22/29
GPA 3.73
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Messiah College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,280
Other Fees$840
Room and Board $10,220
Budget for Other Expenses$2,270
Total One Year Cost$47,930


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.