Academics at Messiah University


Undergraduate programs at Messiah

Integrating faith and learning

Messiah University is a nationally ranked private Christian university that integrates rigorous academics and Christian faith into all of our academic programs. Messiah's faculty are outstanding teachers, scholars and researchers who will mentor and advise you as you expand your possibilities. We offer bachelor's degrees in 80+ majors. Specialized programs include off-campus study, research, service-learning, internships, partner programs with other institutions, three-year degree options and a flourishing University Honors Program.

By the Numbers

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72.8% 4-year grad rate (vs. 55% national average)

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Average class size 20

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12:1 student to faculty ratio

Messiah's 150+ academic programs

Search by keywords or interests to explore which of Messiah's 80+ academic programs would be a good fit for you.

Accelerated options

There are many ways to streamline your education at Messiah—and save time and money. Taking college classes while still in high school, earning multiple degrees at once or partnering with other institutions to earn an advanced degree are just a few of the ways Messiah partners with you to graduate college on your time.

Accelerated degrees

Earn a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years.

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3-year degree

Earn your bachelor's degree early—in three or 3½ years.

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3+ Partner Programs

Streamline your undergraduate and advanced degrees.

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Dual Enrollment

Take college courses that meet high school graduation and college credit requirements.

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Summer Online

Earn academic credits with flexible, affordable online summer courses.

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Academic opportunities

Students at Messiah enhance their classroom experiences by taking advantage of a rich variety of campus resources and opportunities that help prepare them to lead lives of service, leadership and reconciliation.

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Global and Service

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Academic support

Messiah offers an array of academic support services that make it possible for you to access any additional help you might need or want outside of the classroom. Whether you need accommodations for a particular learning challenge or simply want someone to proofread a paper before you turn it in, there are qualified Messiah students and staff prepared to assist you.

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