Established in 1895, Bryn Mawr is a women’s college that added a feather in its cap in 1912 by offering a doctorate in Social Science for the first time in the US Education System. Located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, the college is a coveted institute that has taken its actual name from the town that means ‘large hill’.
It offers undergraduate and graduate courses with 35 majors and 50 minors to choose from. The institute enrolls around 1,800 students out of which around 20% are international students which makes it a culturally and ethnically welcoming site of growth and learning for applicants looking to study in the USA.
Bryn Mawr College admissions are provided on a rolling basis round the year and observe different deadlines for early and regular admission decisions. With an acceptance rate of around 38%, the college is a highly selective institute that demands only the brightest minds across the globe with spectacular overall profiles to be a part of its student body.
|Endowment||797.1 million USD|
|Mode of Program||Full time; Part time; online|
|Campus Housing Capacity||91%|
|Application season||50 USD|
|English language proficiency score||TOEFL or equivalent|
|Financial Aid||Available as Scholarships, grants and awards|
|Admission Helpdeskemail@example.com | 610 526-5152|
The College offers a plethora of courses for international students which includes programs at undergraduate, graduate and doctorate level. The candidates have the option to choose from over 35 main options and approximately 50 minors.
The institute has a student-faculty ratio of 8:1 which ensures maximum student-teacher interaction and lots of chances for open query and debate sessions. It also has 360° Course Clusters that are interdisciplinary experiences to provide an opportunity to explore current issues. Experiential learning is a part of these course-related clusters.
Some of the popular courses offered at the institute are Arts, Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology, Linguistics, and International studies.
The institute provides on-campus accommodation facilities for its students. 100% of the first-year students of the college stay on campus. There are a number of residential halls offering different types of accommodations.
The residence halls are named as Batten House, Brecon Hall, Denbigh Hall, Enid Cook '31 Center, Erdman Hall, Merion Hall, New Dorm, Pembroke East, Pembroke West, Radnor, Rhoads North, Rhoads South, and Rockefeller Hall.
They provide a comfortable living and furnishing like bed, chair, table, bookcase, and wardrobe are some of the facilities provided to each student. These halls are not air-conditioned and if required students have to get their own fans.
Note that the students are allowed the stay on Campus during vacations also if they are paying for the full year.
Application Fee: USD 50 nonrefundable
Basic Admission Requirements
Some of the upcoming deadlines to be observed by the prospective students of the college are as mentioned below.
Early Decision I: November 15
Early Decision II: January 1
Regular Decision: January 15
For all the prospective students of the college looking to enroll in the upcoming session, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is as tabulated below.
|Cost Head||Expenses in USD (Approximate) Academic year|
|Room and Board (on Campus)||17,100|
|Books and Supplies||1,000|
The College offers financial aid in the form of awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA which are provided on the basis of merit and need.On average USD 37,710 is disbursed as financial aid every year at the institute and almost every student receives financial support in some form or the other.
There are application deadlines mentioned for submitting the financial aid applications and also an opportunity is given to file an appeal if the financial circumstances change considerably since the submission of application.
The college has loans and grants for graduate students amongst which a social work grant is also available in which the students will receive tuition discounts/waivers.
The college has tie-up with more than 300 organizations for Social sciences placements and works in a professional manner to place its students after they complete their studies.
A total of 88% of students of the college are able to get a job within 2 years of graduation earning around USD 54,600 per year against the national average of USD 33,028.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$51,130 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Bryn Mawr College Enrollment||1788|
|Average Graduation Rate||84.8%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$51,130 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$43,620 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,000 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$15,910 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$1,000 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#111 [Out of 650]
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