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How Well Is Bryn Mawr College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Bryn Mawr College was awarded 34 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general psychology.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Bryn Mawr as #90 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Bryn Mawr held the #95 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 123 colleges in Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr is ranked at #12.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bryn Mawr?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Bryn Mawr College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 38%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 56% of students accepted to Bryn Mawr submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 650 and 730. Math scores were between 660 and 770.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bryn Mawr College  ( 650 to 730 )

SAT Math Scores for Bryn Mawr College  ( 660 to 770 )
Bryn Mawr received ACT scores from 35% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 29 and 33.

ACT Composite Scores for Bryn Mawr College  ( 29 to 33 )

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Bryn Mawr College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bryn Mawr is an impressive 8 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bryn Mawr College is 85%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  85 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bryn Mawr College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 92% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Bryn Mawr College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  92 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Bryn Mawr for first-time, full-time students is 78%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  78 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Bryn Mawr

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,334 undergraduates at Bryn Mawr with 1,325 being full-time and 9 being part-time.

Bryn Mawr Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Bryn Mawr scored 49.62 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  49.62 out of 100
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How Much Does Bryn Mawr College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bryn Mawr is $29,334. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bryn Mawr

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,289 $14,753 $21,857 $23,869 $43,591

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bryn Mawr, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Bryn Mawr, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $6,705 a year. That adds up to $26,820 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bryn Mawr is 3.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Bryn Mawr Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bryn Mawr make around $54,600 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Bryn Mawr students since it is 37% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Bryn Mawr College

Contact details for Bryn Mawr are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: 610-526-5000

Bryn Mawr College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 33 majors graduated from Bryn Mawr College. Of these students, 406 received undergraduate degrees and 90 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 43 $29,600
Mathematics 35 NA
General English Literature 32 $25,800
Sociology 29 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 23 NA
General Biology 21 NA
International Studies 21 NA
Political Science & Government 17 NA
History 15 NA
Chemistry 15 NA

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