Moravian College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Moravian College
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Moravian College Admissions Overview:

In 2015, Moravian College had an acceptance rate of 80%, making the school largely accessible to applicants. Those interested in the school will need to submit an application, which can be completed online. Additional required materials include SAT or ACT scores, official high school transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a personal essay. For complete instructions and information (including important dates and deadlines) be sure to visit the school's website. And, if you have any questions or concerns, you are welcome to contact the admissions office for help. Campus visits are always encouraged for any and all interested students.

Admissions Data (2016):

Moravian College Description:

Located in the historic district of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Moravian College (founded 1742) has the distinction of being the sixth oldest college in the country. Moravian is primarily a liberal arts college, but it also has a graduate divinity program. The music program is particularly strong. Academics at Moravian are supported by a strong 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Moravian offers students many study abroad opportunities, and students can participate in ROTC through nearby Lehigh University. With about 90% of undergraduates receiving grants from the college, Moravian does well with financial aid. In athletics, the school fields nine men's and ten women's teams--popular choices include basketball, baseball, track and field, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The Moravian Greyhounds compete in the NCAA Division III, within the Landmark Conference.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 2,426 (1,984 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female
  • 90% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $40,287
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,090
  • Other Expenses: $1,949
  • Total Cost: $55,526

Moravian College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 79%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $22,450
    • Loans: $7,723

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Art, Business Administration, English, History, Music, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 27%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 66%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 69%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Soccer, Basketball, Track and Field, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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