Bryn Mawr College requires a minimum of 32 courses to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Bryn Mawr College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Bryn Mawr College does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 87% of students who start college at Bryn Mawr College complete all the credits required within six years.
Bryn Mawr College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Bryn Mawr College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Bryn Mawr College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Bryn Mawr College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Bryn Mawr College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Bryn Mawr College.
Student Designed Majors
Bryn Mawr College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Bryn Mawr College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Bryn Mawr College does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ Bryn Mawr College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Bryn Mawr College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
❌ Bryn Mawr College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Bryn Mawr College does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Bryn Mawr College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Canaday Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Bryn Mawr College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with California Institute of Technology and Columbia University
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Bryn Mawr College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Bryn Mawr College has an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Bryn Mawr College include:
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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