According to the latest US News & World Report rankings, Bryn Athyn College students graduate with less debt than students at any other liberal arts college in the mid-Atlantic region.
The exponential growth of student debt is gaining recognition as one of the nation's most serious issues, as seen in this recent article in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Leaving College With a Degree and Thousands in Debt
By Alan J. Heavens.
Americans are graduating from college today with mountains of debt that will take years to dig out from under. Two-thirds of 2011 graduates of four-year colleges accumulated an average of $34,000 in debt... more than triple the amount of a 1992 graduate.
Bryn Athyn College offers a strong, morally founded, liberal arts education without the high price tag. Because of the lower tuition, students can focus on their classes—and later careers—instead of the burden of unmanageable debt.
Hannah Reynolds, a 2010 graduate, remembers worrying that she wouldn't be able to afford a school like Bryn Athyn College. Still, she started the conversation with the Admissions Office: "I gave my concerns regarding my financial situation, because I worked on my own, and my parents weren't going to be able to help with my education." Hannah was pleasantly surprised by what she found; watch her story here.