About Messiah College
On Campus Housing
The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Messiah University at the 291st position among other national universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to MU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $51,080 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($36,120), books and supplies ($1,280), room and boarding ($10,580), and budget for other expenses ($3,100) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$71,914 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,580 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 39% male and 61% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Messiah University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,216, whereas the financial aid is $18,068. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,281, while the institutional aid is $18,068. At MU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $37,029,321 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $12,548,108.