Bryn Mawr College: Statistics

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#997 of 14,131 In the World
#303 of 2,597 In North America
#272 of 2,496 In the United States
#13 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#1 of 2 In Bryn Mawr
#180 of 1,044 For Social Work
Top50% For 26 other topics
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Quick Review

Gender
All female
Acceptance rate
38%
Avg. cost to attend
$37,015 /y
Aid receiving
72%
Undergraduates
1,299
Graduates
335
Male:Female Ratio
4:96
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Bryn Mawr College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 38% 38%
Applicants 3,311 3,311
Admissions 1,270 1,270
Freshmen enrolled full time 359 359

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 821 (50%)
Nonresident Alien 255 (16%)
Asian 166 (10%)
Hispanic 157 (10%)
Black or African American 97 (6%)
Two or more races 77 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 61 (4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$37,015/year
Average aid awarded
$36,525
Students receiving aid
72%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,435
$30-48K $9,907
$48-75K $20,159
$75-110K $32,653
$110K+ $48,081

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $53,180$45,240
Tuition in-state $53,180$45,240
Tuition out-of-state $53,180$45,240
Fee in-district $1,260
Fee in-state $1,260
Fee out-of-state $1,260

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,263
Combined charge for room and board $17,100
Room charge $9,760
Meal charge $7,340

Bryn Mawr College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Social Work 84 1
English Language and Literature, General 33
Psychology, General 33
Mathematics, General 28 3
Political Science and Government, General 26
Sociology, General 26
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 23
Computer Science 19
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 11 2 4
International & Globalization Studies 15
Urban Studies & Affairs 15
Anthropology, General 14
History, General 12
Archeology 8 2
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 10
Economics, General 10
Environmental Studies 10
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 9
French Language and Literature 5 2
Physics, General 6 1
Linguistics 6
Chemistry, General 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2 1 1
Philosophy 4
Spanish Language and Literature 4
East Asian Studies 3
Music, General 3
Russian Language and Literature 3
Ancient & Classical Greek Language and Literature 2
Comparative Literature 2
Fine & Studio Arts, General 2
Astronomy 1
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other 1
German Language and Literature 1
Italian Language and Literature 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Grand Total 358 94 8
Total Women
Graduation rate 85% 85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,257
Citations
149,642

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,438 / 36,615
Medicine
795 / 28,701
Psychology
729 / 48,642
Biology
477 / 19,898
Physics
380 / 10,964
Chemistry
374 / 11,556
Engineering
367 / 8,867
Environmental Science
359 / 18,225
Sociology
353 / 17,332
Computer Science
328 / 17,119
Art & Design
288 / 2,634
Political Science
247 / 3,898
Business
200 / 5,928
Child Psychology
199 / 17,125
History
188 / 616
Economics
186 / 3,064
Social Psychology
165 / 14,012
Classics and Ancient History
163 / 757
Materials Science
142 / 4,455
Geology
139 / 6,475
Demography
124 / 6,818
Mathematics
106 / 2,972
Clinical Psychology
104 / 7,130
Philosophy
102 / 299
Education Majors
89 / 6,453
Geography and Cartography
88 / 2,337
Biochemistry
88 / 3,344
Ecology
84 / 8,560
Social Work
84 / 1,155
Optical Engineering
83 / 2,180
Gender Studies
82 / 1,376
Political Economy
82 / 1,548
Literature
81 / 263
Art History
81 / 46
Communications and Public Relations
76 / 1,010
Law
76 / 1,547
Atomic and Molecular physics
74 / 2,107
Health Science
73 / 2,526
Archaeology
69 / 337
Cognitive Science
68 / 6,438

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 76 1052
1992 59 1229
1993 45 1213
1994 82 1185
1995 63 1355
1996 84 1616
1997 72 1563
1998 69 1724
1999 73 1729
2000 61 1877
2001 87 1863
2002 67 2298
2003 76 2416
2004 83 2632
2005 98 3179
2006 96 3639
2007 112 4218
2008 119 4738
2009 105 5724
2010 155 6518
2011 143 7511
2012 150 8553
2013 189 9466
2014 143 9829
2015 147 10013
2016 196 9790
2017 150 10060
2018 153 10089
2019 179 11615
2020 158 12904
2021 189 13334

Bryn Mawr College alumni

  1. Katharine Hepburn

    Katharine Hepburn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1907-2003 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    actorautobiographertelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress of film, stage and television. Hepburn's career as a Hollywood leading lady spanned over 60 years. She was known for her headstrong independence, spirited personality and outspokenness, cultivating a screen persona that matched this public image, and regularly playing strong-willed, sophisticated women. Her work was in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and earned her multiple accolades, including four Academy Awards (all for Best Actress—the most of any performer), an Emmy Award, and nominations for a Grammy Award and two Tony Awards; which make her one of few artists to receive nominations for all four major entertainment awards (EGOT). In 1999, Hepburn was named the greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema by the American Film Institute.

  2. Daniel Dae Kim

    Daniel Dae Kim
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1968-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Daniel Dae Kim is a South Korean-American actor and producer. He is known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, Gavin Park in Angel, and Johnny Gat in the Saints Row video game series. He also runs a production company, 3AD, which is currently producing the television series The Good Doctor. He portrayed Ben Daimio in the superhero film Hellboy (2019) and provides the voice of Chief Benja in the Disney animated film Raya and the Last Dragon (2021).

  3. Maggie Siff

    Maggie Siff
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film actoractorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Maggie Siff is an American actress. Her most notable television roles have included department store heiress Rachel Menken Katz on the AMC drama Mad Men, Dr. Tara Knowles on the FX drama Sons of Anarchy for which she was twice nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and psychiatrist Wendy Rhoades on the Showtime series Billions.

  4. Martha Gellhorn

    Martha Gellhorn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-1998 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    war correspondentjournalistnovelistwriter
    Biography

    Martha Ellis Gellhorn was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist who is considered one of the great war correspondents of the 20th century.

All 100 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1885
Motto Veritatem Dilexi
I Delight in the Truth
Colors yellow, white
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 650
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 101 N Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 19010
United States
City population 6,000
Phone 6105265000
Fax +1 (610) 526 7471

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