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Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate39%

About Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College, nestled in the charming suburbs of Philadelphia, is a prestigious liberal arts college that empowers women to excel academically and make a positive impact in the world. Known for its rigorous intellectual environment, Bryn Mawr offers a wide array of academic programs and fosters critical thinking, interdisciplinary exploration, and global perspectives. The campus exudes a supportive and inclusive atmosphere, where students build lifelong friendships and engage in vibrant campus life. With a strong emphasis on women's leadership and social justice, Bryn Mawr College equips students with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to shape a brighter future.

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The "Bryn Mawr Labyrinth," a unique and contemplative feature on campus. The labyrinth, based on the medieval design found in Chartres Cathedral in France, offers a peaceful and reflective space for students, faculty, and visitors. It serves as a place for meditation, introspection, and spiritual exploration. The labyrinth's winding paths encourage individuals to slow down, let go of distractions, and find inner calm. It has become a cherished symbol of Bryn Mawr's commitment to holistic well-being and personal growth, providing a serene sanctuary within the bustling campus environment.

Bryn Mawr College is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College was founded in 1885. The college currently enrolls around 1,780 students per year, including 1,425 undergrads.

Bryn Mawr College Acceptance Rate

It is extremely difficult to get into Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr College admitted 39% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 1,334 out of 3,391 total applicants were accepted.

Bryn Mawr College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 39%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 57%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 48%

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Bryn Mawr College is located in the town of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

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College Info

101 North Merion Avenue Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

Campus Setting: Suburban

Bryn Mawr College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bryn Mawr College is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bryn Mawr College is Mar 1.

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Bryn Mawr College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1290 - 1460


Math SAT Range

620 - 750


Reading SAT Range

640 - 740

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1290 and Less


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The median SAT score for Bryn Mawr College students is 1362. Applicants with SAT scores of 1460 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Bryn Mawr College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1290 to 1460 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1290 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Bryn Mawr College.

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