Focal Points


What Makes A Messiah Education Unique?

If Messiah College were a one-dimensional institution--if, for example, we cared only about the life of the mind--it would be so much easier to achieve the excellence we seek. more>


Messiah is Nationally Recognized for its Study Abroad Program

With over 41 programs in 40 countries, Messiah College’s study abroad program has consistently been ranked in the top 20 baccalaureate institutions for total students studying abroad since 1999.  more>

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Why a Messiah College Education Matters

We are committed to educating students to be lifelong learners who seek to transform society, build communities, and, in the process, make the world a better place in meaningful and tangible ways. more>


Messiah Builds Character Through Athletics

You might wonder how a small private college that doesn’t offer sports scholarships can achieve such notable athletic success. more>

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Messiah’s Service-learning Initiatives Nationally Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognized Messiah College in its 2010 rankings as a “Program to Look For” in service-learning. more>

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Twenty Ways Messiah College is Changing the World

Of course we can’t quantify the ripple effect of a Messiah education, but we can and did ask several Messiah professors, students, and graduates how their work in the world makes a difference. more>

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Why I Teach

"Instead of a wildlife refuge, I lead students on safaris into the foreign country of the Bible." more>