Messiah College

Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist, and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character, and Christian faith in preparation for lives of services, leadership, and reconciliation in church and society.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1909 Interdenominational Semester $126.0 million + One College Avenue, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 (717) 766-2511
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73 100.0 Pennsylvania Mechanicsburg 726

Tuition & Expenses

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Room and board $10,220 (2017-18)


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Average need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $18,821
Students who received need-based scholarship or grant aid (freshmen) 75%
Average non-need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $15,583
Average non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant award (freshmen) N/A

Financial Aid

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Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees 2%
Average total indebtedness of 2016 graduating class $39,617
Graduating students who have borrowed (any loan type, 2016) 70%


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Average need-based self-help aid award (freshmen) $5,104
Students who received need-based self-help aid (freshmen) 60%