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Messiah at a glance

Messiah at a glance

Messiah at a Glance

founded in 1909 located in Mechanicsburg,
Pennsylvania
university motto Christ
Preeminent

school colors scholl colors athletics mascot Falcons

Mission and Identity Messiah University is a Christian university of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Read more Our History Messiah University was founded in 1909 by the Brethren in Christ Church. Now, the University's faith base is broadly evangelical and includes students and employees from a variety of denominations and Christian faith traditions. Read more

Academic Programs

150+ Undergraduate
programs
30+ Graduate degrees and certificate programs Rigorous
University Honors
Program

Summer online courses 3-year degree options 70.5 4-year grad rate (vs. 56.8 national average)
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Student Body

students icon 3,231 Undergraduate and graduate students
UNDERGRADUATE 61% female | 39% male male female icon GRADUATE 70% female | 30% male
2,495 undergraduate students from 39 states and 22 countries
736graduate students from 38 states
79%undergrad students live in on-campus housing

Tuition and Aid

100% of undergraduate students
receive financial aid
award
Best Value in its region
Source: 2022 U.S. News and World Report
AVERAGE AID PACKAGE = $31,011 for first-year students

Careers and Internships

89 Internship sites
per year
400+ Available
internships
per year(average)

99% of the undergraduate Class of 2021 respondents indicated they were employed or in grad/professional programs within 6-9 months after graduation
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Athletics

35 NCAA Division III Championships 175 Conference team champions 364 NCAA Division III All-Americans

21 NCAA Division III
National Players
of the Year
22 NCAA Division III sports
  • baseball (M)
  • basketball (M/W)
  • cross country (M/W)
  • field hockey (W)
  • indoor track and field (M/W)
  • lacrosse (M/W)
  • outdoor track and field (M/W)
  • soccer (M/W)
  • softball (W)
  • tennis (M/W)
  • wrestling (M)
  • swimming (M/W)
  • volleyball (M/W)

Rankings and Recognitions

Messiah is nationally recognized for its outstanding academics and value.

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