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Moravian College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Moravian College

Moravian College

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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. 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. Particularly strong students can apply for Comenius Medallion full-tuition scholarships.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,910 (1,582 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female
  • 92% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $34,484
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,146
  • Other Expenses: $1,872
  • Total Cost: $47,502

Moravian College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,624
    • Loans: $9,018

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): 75%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 23%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 71%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 74%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Moravian College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.moravian.edu/catalog/catalog.pdf

"Moravian College is a residential liberal arts college that draws on the Moravian traditions of community, engagement in the world, and balance among body, mind, and spirit in the life of the individual. The College seeks to develop in students of all backgrounds the capacity to learn, reflect, reason, communicate, and act with integrity as individuals and in association with others. This education prepares men and women for advanced study and continuous learning, individual achievement, and leadership and service for the common good."

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