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Messiah College

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1909
Affiliation: Christian interdenominational
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 2,854
Environment: Suburban
Endowment: $113,723,341
Admissions Address

1 College Avenue
Grantham, PA 17027-0800

Website

http://www.messiah.edu

Admissions E-mail

admiss@messiah.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.7
Send application by: Rolling
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Scott Morrell
Admissions office telephone: (717) 691-6000
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: Rolling
Decision sent by: Accept offer by: May 1 (or within 4 weeks if notified thereafter)
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $30
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: Yes
Tuition deposit: $200 (Refundable by May 1)
Room deposit: $200 (Nonrefundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 2 3
Science 2 3
Lab 2 3
Foreign language 2 2
Social studies 2 2
History 0 2
Academic electives 4 4
Total academic units 16 20

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: Not available
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Neither SAT nor ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: April 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Very important
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Very important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Very important
Talent/ability: Very important
Character/personal qualities: Very important
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Very important
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Important
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 76%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 76%
Total applicants: 2,569
Total acceptances: 1,945
Total freshman enrollment: 736
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 915
Male acceptances: 693
Male freshman enrollment: 267
 
Female applicants: 1,654
Female acceptances: 1,252
Female freshman enrollment: 469
 
Students that applied here may also have applied to: N/A
 
Out-of-state freshmen: 45%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 34%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 66%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 90%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 76%
Average high school GPA: 3.7
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 95%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 92%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 520 – 640
Math: 520 – 640
Combined: 1040 – 1280

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 9.4% 8.4%
600-699 32.0% 34.2%
500-599 42.7% 40.8%
400-499 15.2% 15.5%
300-399 0.6% 1.2%
200-299 0.2% 0.0%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 16%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 22 – 29
Math: 22 – 28
Composite: 22 – 28

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 18.3% 20.0% 13.9%
24-29 46.1% 40.9% 50.4%
18-23 34.8% 37.4% 30.4%
12-17 0.9% 0.9% 5.2%
6-11 0.0% 0.9% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

 



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