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

Counseling professor awarded grant to expand Anger Works website and app Counseling professor awarded grant to expand Anger Works website and app
Have you ever wished you could harness the power of anger to work toward your goals instead of against them? Carol McGinnis, Ph.D., associate professor of counseling at Messiah University, has focused part of her career on creating anger management techniques to do just that.
A Journey from Philosophy to Software Engineering A Journey from Philosophy to Software Engineering
For many college graduates, their careers advance on an obvious path of their major. For Kevin Gin’07, a philosophy major during his time at Messiah University, his career had a more unique path. Gin, a software engineer at Google, first fell in love with philosophy at Messiah University, but he redirected his career focus to computer programming by the age of 30.