Quick Facts

The College Founded in 1877, Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, coeducational, Christian, liberal arts College affiliated with the New Church.
Our Mission The ultimate purpose of Bryn Athyn College is to enhance students’ civil, moral, and spiritual lives, and to contribute to human spiritual welfare.
Location The spacious and green 130-acre campus is located in suburban Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, just 14 miles north of center city Philadelphia.
Enrollment 280 students from 11 countries.
Student-faculty Ratio 8:1
Majors and Tracks Anthropology (HSoc)Biology, BusinessDance (ID)Early Childhood Education, English, Fine Arts (ID), History (HSoc), Human Society, Mathematics (ID), NursingPhilosophy (ID)Political Science (HSoc), Pre-Law, Pre-MedPsychology, Religion, and Sociology (HSoc).
Minors Biology, Business, Computer Science, Education, English, Mathematics, PhilosophyPsychology, Public History, and Religion.
Associate in Arts Art, Biology, English, English Literature, History, Language, Mathematical Sciences, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences.
Pre-Professional: Building Arts, Pre-Nursing
Graduate Programs On-site Programs – Master of DivinityMaster of Arts in Religious Studies
Articulation Agreements – MA in Counseling Psychology at Rosemont College, MA in Education at Rosemont College
Campus Life 60% of students live on campus. In addition to men’s and women’s residence halls, upperclassmen can choose to live in one of our apartment-style residence Cottages or Suites.
Average Class Size 15 students
Student Profile Typical Bryn Athyn students are bright, ethical, and engaged in campus life. The average incoming freshman has a SAT score (for critical reading and mathematics) of 1070, an ACT score of 21, and a 3.49 GPA.
Religious Affiliation Bryn Athyn College is affiliated with the New Church (also known as the General Church of the New Jerusalem).
Spirituality At Bryn Athyn College, we encourage all of our students to make conscious choices and live lives of integrity, honor, and courage.
Accreditation Bryn Athyn College of the New Church is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (www.msche.org), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Facilities In addition to academic and student life buildings, our campus includes the Swedenborg LibraryGlencairn Museum (our campus museum), Cairnwood Estate (a historic home), Mitchell Performing Arts Center, and the Doering Center, our new state-of-the-art facility for science and research.
Athletics Our intercollegiate teams—the Lions— play:
Women’s – Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer (2016)Tennis, and Volleyball.
Men’s – BasketballCross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, LacrosseSoccer, and Tennis.
Extracurricular Activities Outing Club, Pythia Journalstudent governmentInternational Student Organizationplays and musicalscommunity service organization, and more.
Tuition Tuition and fees for the 2014–2015 academic year are $18,609. Room and board costs vary. Summary of tuition and fees.
Financial Aid 98% of students who applied for financial aid received some assistance (federal, state, institutional, and/or merit).