Moravian College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Moravian College

Situated in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Moravian College has the distinction of being the sixth oldest college in the country. The institution has a large selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to choose from. Students are backed by a robust 11 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and professors take a personalized approach to the teaching and learning process. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via many clubs and organizations. The Moravian Greyhounds play in the NCAA Division III, within the Landmark Conference.


  • Total Enrollment: 2,514 (2,139 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 39% Male/61% Female
  • 90% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $45,312
  • Books: $1,200
  • Room and Board: $13,914
  • Other Expenses: $1,950
  • Total Cost: $62,376

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 94%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $22,925
    • Loans: $6,961

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Psychology; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Retention and Graduation

  • First-YearStudent Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 25%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 64%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 68%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field
  • Women’s Sports: Basketball, Cheerleading-Dance Team, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Overview of Moravian College Admissions

In 2019, Moravian College had an acceptance rate of 73%, making the school largely accessible to applicants. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants must complete an online application and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the application process’s next steps. Students should make a campus visit to determine if the institution is a good fit for them.

Admissions Data                        

  • Moravian College Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 530/610
    • SAT Math: 520/590
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 21/25
    • ACT English: 20/25
    • ACT Math:20/25

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Moravian College, it should be easy to gain admissions to the schools below. If Moravian College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

University of Texas at El Paso, University of California, Merced, California State University Sacramento, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, California State University Northridge, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, California State University East Bay

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Moravian College, you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Washington State University, East Carolina University, Texas State University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Old Dominion University, Georgia State University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Moravian College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, you’ll be a competitive candidate.

Quinnipiac University, Ohio University, University of Alabama, University of Texas at Arlington, Pace University, University of North Texas, California State University Long Beach

Applying to Moravian College

Application Deadline: March 1

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