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Messiah College

Women's D3 Coach: Heather Greer McKay
Profile
Size
4 / 10
2,734 Undergrads / 3,375 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$27,976 Net Price
Selectivity
2 / 10
79% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Middle Atlantic (MAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
87%
Overall Graduation Rate
78%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
74% / 78%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Interdenominational
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are scheduled in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The team also travels to Maryland. The team has previously traveled to Colorado for Spring Break.

Recruit Commits
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Rachel Delate Padua Academy Wilmington, DE Mid
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jana Krihak Rancocas Valley NJ Att
Amanda Wadsworth Annapolis Area Christian Arnold, MD Att
Libby Gorske Keene Keene, NH Mid
Natalie Hoff South Carroll Westminster, MD Mid
Paige Megargee Saint Marks Kennedyville, MD Mid
Kelsey Norton Winters Mill Westminster, MD Mid, Def
Makenzie Schnur Brunswick Brunswick, MD Att
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Nicole Radcliffe Woodbridge Woodbridge, VA Mid
Abigail Munson Highland Highland, NY Att
Katie Stottlemyer Middletown Myersville, MD Def
Jessie Lissner Carlisle Carlisle, PA Goal
Abby Howard Winters Mill Westminster, MD Att, Mid
Emily Reisinger Carlisle Carlisle, PA Att
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jess Hatch Northern Dillsburg, PA Mid
Katelyn Pearson Huntingtown Huntingtown, MD Mid
Ellen Bargar Stephen Decatur Berlin, MD Att, Mid
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Courtney Wagner Hershey Hershey, PA Att, Mid
Jamie Bishop Glenbard West Glen Ellyn, IL Att, Mid
Morgan Reifsteck Carlisle Mount Holly Springs, PA Mid, Def
Annika Johnsen Bellport Brookhaven, NY Mid
Eliza Lortie Century Sykesville, MD Mid, Def
Kathryn Milwicz Fallston/Liberty Forest Hill, MD Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Messiah College Coaches
Jan 19 '19
Mechanicsburg, PA
 
Women's 13-18
Jun 30-Jul 3 '19
Mechanicsburg, PA
 
Women's 13-18
Sep 14 '19
Mechanicsburg, PA
 
Women's 13-18
Jan 20 '20
Mechanicsburg, PA
 
Women's 13-18
Jun 28-Jul 1 '20
Mechanicsburg, PA
 
Women's 13-18
Location
One College Ave, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Harrisburg Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Lancaster Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • York Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Allentown Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Reading Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
Where Grads Work
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Penn State University
  • IBM
  • US Army
  • Merck
  • Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
  • HOPE International
  • Lockheed Martin
  • KPMG US
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Eastern University
  • McKonly & Asbury
  • Lancaster General Health
  • The Hershey Company
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Community and Social Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
  • Engineering
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
510 - 630
Math
530 - 660
Total
1100 - 1330
ACT
English
22 - 30
Math
22 - 28
Composite
23 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 490 - 600 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 2,530 1,008 1,522
% Admitted 79% 77% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 32% 32% 33%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.77
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (37%)
    Health Professions (14%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (10%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (8%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Education (4%)
    Social Sciences (3%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (3%)
    Psychology (3%)
    Communication & Journalism (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Engineering Technology (2%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    History (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    English Language & Literature
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $27,976

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$35,160
    Books & Supplies$1,280
    Cost of Living$10,520
    Personal Expenses$2,320
     
    Sticker Price$49,280

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$19,385
    Federal Grants26%$4,311
    Pell Grants24%$3,961
    Other Federal12%$1,218
    State & Local Grants32%$3,460
    Institutional Grants100%$17,177
     
    Student Loans72%$9,365
    Federal Loans71%$5,661
    Other Loans20%$13,549

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $138 Million $40,947

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,072 $266

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,259 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.31 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 74% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 2 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 7 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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