At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1909
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $33,180
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Interdenominational Christian
Location and setting

Suburban

Mechanicsburg, PA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 80%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 26%
  • Application Fee
  • $50
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

89%

Top half of HS class

66%

Top quarter of HS class

34%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 510-630
  • Math
  • 510-640
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 22-29
  • English
  • 23-30
  • Math
  • 22-28
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 79%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 26%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 2,788

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$33,180

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,280

books and supplies

$9,920

room and board

$44,380

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$33,180

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,280

books and supplies

$9,920

room and board

$44,380

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $20,875
  • $30-$48K
  • $21,739
  • $48-$75K
  • $23,514
  • $75-$110K
  • $26,053
  • $110 & UP
  • $29,966
Financial aid

100%

Receiving Financial Aid

24%

Receiving Federal Grants

64%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

2,788

Total undergrad enrollment

517

Total grad students

34%

Out-of-state

62%

In-state

4%

International
Students

  • 61%

    FEMALE

  • 39

    MALE
Organizations

81

Student Organizations

0

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

80%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 2%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 2%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 4%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 81%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

13:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

189

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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