Moravian College

Bethlehem, PA, USA
3.67 Average Rating

Founded in 1742, Moravian College is a private liberal arts college based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It is a residential school and guarantees housing for students all four years. All students must pass courses in philosophy, religion, history, and foreign languages before graduation. Noted undergraduate programs include music history and literature, environmental sciences, and religious studies.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Moravian Church
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
76%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
62%
Out-Of-State Students
31%
16%
Submitting ACT
88%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1121
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,446
Total Number of Undergrads
2,083
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
61%
20-39 Students
35%
40-99 Students
3%
0
100
65%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
69%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,838
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$43,636
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$43,636
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,378
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

0
100
74%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
28%
Average Aid Per Year
$25,900
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
28%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,062
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$23,060

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
81%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,997
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$21,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
82
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
61%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Greyhound
School Colors
Blue/Grey
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Centennial Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Allentown
New York
Philadelphia
Washington
Reading
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
57%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$55,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.67 Average Rating
I believe Moravian College is a wonderful place to expand on my knowledge and receive an education. The atmosphere is welcoming and the you will have no problem finding someone who really cares. I am glad I chose to come here, because I believe I can receive a great opportunity to become successful.
Monica from East Stoudsburg, PA
Moravian is a quaint school in the small city of Bethlehem. It is very quiet on campus despite its location and it is aesthetically pleasing. The professors are extremely nice and the class sizes are usually between 15-30 students.
Paige from Saylorsburg, PA
The community at Moravian is the most welcoming there is.
Kleenex
moravian is for the serious student. don't let the sticker shock scare you off because if you're hs grades were good, the scholarships will make your tuition less than the most expensive state schools! even the toughest of classes are doable because the professors care about you and want you to succeed.
justastudent
A small, tight-knit community where every feels welcome. The campus is friendly, the food is good, the people are better.
Meghan from Stewartsville, NJ
Moravian is an amazing college that offers many opportunities to its students. Everyone is nice and the professors want you to succeed. I am happy that I made the decision to attend college at this wonderful school.
Laura from Eagleville, PA
moravian is a small school, that is very good in producing well-rounded students. it is very easy to get involved in the school, and to build up your resume. it is also very easy to build relationships with faculty and staff, which is a plus when it comes to resumes and if you ever need recommendations.
BooBoo from Allentown, PA

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