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

Info & Regulations

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Campus size (acres) 471
Students who have cars on campus 48%
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age No

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered

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nonremedial tutoring
health service

Campus safety and security services offered

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24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
Late night transport/escort service
24-hour emergency telephones
Lighted pathways/sidewalks
Student patrols
Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.)

Career

Career services offered

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on-campus job interviews
internships
resume assistance
career/job search classes
alumni network
interest inventory
interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in

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residence halls
computer center/labs
library
student center

Library & Museum Information

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On-campus library Yes
Museums or special academic buildings on campus The Ernest L. Boyer Center; Brethren in Christ Historical Society and Archives; Oakes Museum of Natural History

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Services for LD students

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Reading machines
Tape recorders
Videotaped classes
Untimed tests
Note-taking services
Oral tests
Learning center
Readers
Extended time for tests
Tutors
Early syllabus
Priority registration
Substitution of courses
Typist/scribe
Exams on tape or computer
Other testing accommodations

Physically Disabled Students

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Accessibility of campus to physically disabled students Mostly

Services for physically disabled students

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Note-taking services
Special transportation
Tape recorders
Special housing
Tutors
Adaptive equipment
Reader services
Braille services
Interpreters for hearing-impaired
Talking books