Bryn Mawr College

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Bryn Mawr College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Bryn Mawr, PA, a predominately suburban area. Bryn Mawr College has an enrollment of around a thousand students.

Most of the students getting into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1830 to 2190, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 27 to 32. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Bryn Mawr College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.62 - 3.89. 40% of all students that apply are accepted to Bryn Mawr College, from which 34% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Bryn Mawr College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Bryn Mawr College was reported as 39.9% in Fall 2013 with over 2,710 college applications submitted to Bryn Mawr College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1830 - 2190
  • ACT Scores: 27 - 32
  • Average GPA: 3.62 - 3.89

How Hard Is It to Get into Bryn Mawr College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Bryn Mawr College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bryn Mawr College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 48.6%
  • 2010-2011: 48.5%
  • 2011-2012: 46.3%
  • 2012-2013: 41.4%
  • 2013-2014: 39.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 43.0%

How Does Bryn Mawr College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Bryn Mawr College is thirty-nine percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rosemont College58.4%
Haverford College23.5%
Eastern University64.1%
Cabrini College74.3%
Chestnut Hill College57.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bryn Mawr College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading600 - 710
Math610 - 760
Writing620 - 720
Total Score1830 - 2190
ACT®Score Range
English27 - 34
Math26 - 31
Composite Score27 - 32
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