Messiah University

Acceptance Rate 77.38 %
SAT Average 1,220
2023 Tuition & Fees $39,490
Student Population 3,276
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $21,650

Academic Overview

Messiah University Campus, Mechanicsburg, PA
Messiah University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $39,490 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,276 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 77.38% and the graduation rate is 77% last year.
The salary after graduation from Messiah University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Messiah's tuition & fees is $39,490. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $13,230.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Messiah. The acceptance rate of Messiah is 77.38% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28.97%. The average graduation rate is 77% and the transfer-out rate is 18%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $21,650 and 97% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,276 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Messiah University is 77.38 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Messiah University is 77 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Messiah University is 18 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Messiah University is 85 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Messiah University is 3,276
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Messiah University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $21,650 at Messiah University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressOne University Avenue, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Online Applicationwww.messiah.edu/applynow
Financial Aidwww.messiah.edu/info/21085/financial_aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.messiah.edu/info/21387/net_price_calculator
Veterans Tuitionwww.messiah.edu/info/21314/financial_aid_for_undergraduate_programs/2397/financial_aid_information_for_veterans
Disability Servicewww.messiah.edu/info/20112/disability_services

Offered Degrees

Messiah offers 132 major programs through online and on-site education where 18 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree810
Post Bachelor's Degree289
Master's Degree126
Post Master's Degree53
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Messiah University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,383)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,950)

Veterans Benefits

Messiah University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges