Experience Messiah, a nationally ranked private Christian university in Pennsylvania

Messiah University is a top-ranked private university of the liberal and applied arts and sciences in the northeastern U.S.

With a reputation for successfully integrating rigorous academics and Christian faith into all of our academic programs, we offer 150+ undergraduate and pre-professional degree options and 20+ graduate degree and certificate programs.

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Messiah by the Numbers

100% of first-year students receive financial aid

97% of the Class of 2017 were employed or in a graduate program within 6-9 months after graduation.

Average class size: 20

3,300+ undergraduate & graduate students


13:1 faculty to student ratio
Our students are from 39 states, 27 countries.
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Explore our beautiful campus

Messiah University is an amazing place. But don't just take our word for it. Come visit us and discover why nearly 2,750 undergraduate students choose Messiah every year. When you step onto our beautiful, 471-acre campus in central Pennsylvania, you'll be welcomed into a caring, compassionate, thriving Christian community that feels just like home.

IN THE NEWS

Messiah University Named to Princeton Review’s 2022 “Best in the Northeast” List Messiah University Named to Princeton Review’s 2022 “Best in the Northeast” List
Messiah University was recently named one of the 223 best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review.
Digital Harrisburg Initiative awarded Leadership in History Award by American Association for State and Local History Digital Harrisburg Initiative awarded Leadership in History Award by American Association for State and Local History
The Digital Harrisburg Initiative (DHI), a collaborative venture of Messiah University, Harrisburg University and community partners, was recently awarded a Leadership in History Award by the American Association for State and Local History. This project was devoted to generating evocative and timely histories of Pennsylvania’s state capital region through digital and public projects, and used public programming, social media and a dedicated website to market the various projects to audiences in our region.