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Newly Admitted Students

Welcome to the Bryn Mawr international community! 

You will be required to submit documentation of sufficient financial resources to study in the U.S. for one year. Refer to the estimated expense chart below to determine your total cost. You must present original documentation of your required personal funds (expected family contribution) multiple times: during your visa interview at the U.S. embassy and at the port of entry upon your arrival to the U.S. Therefore, we advise that you obtain several copies of the original documents. Please ensure that you receive official financial documents that are dated within six months of your program start date.


Estimated Expenses for One Academic Year

Students must consider additional costs for housing, food, and personal items if remaining in the U.S. when school is not in session.

Undergraduate College  
Tuition $59,330
Room and Board $18,050
Books, Supplies, and Personal Items $2,950
International Student Health Insurance $3,400
Total $83,730
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences  
Tuition $8,050 per unit (6 units) $50,730
Living Expenses $23,378
Books, Supplies, and Personal Items $2,950
International Student Health Insurance $3,400
Total $80,458
Graduate School of Social Work  
Tuition $4,840 per unit (9 units) $45,720
Living Expenses $23,378
Books, Supplies and Personal Items $2,950
International Student Health Insurance $3,400
Total $74,198
Special Academic Programs (Postbac)  
Tuition $38,140
Living Expenses $28,573
Books, Supplies and Personal Items $2,950
International Student Health Insurance $3,400
Total $73,063

Arrival in Bryn Mawr

All incoming first-year international students are strongly urged to arrange their travel schedules so that they can arrive in time for the International Student Arrival Day.

If you arrive before International Student Arrival Day, you must make a reservation for temporary accommodations off campus. Accommodations are in demand at this time of the year, so reserve early.  Please be aware that housing is not available on campus before Arrival Day.

For information on temporary local accommodations please refer to: Visiting Campus.

Patricia Lausch
Assistant Dean for International Student and Scholar Advising
Email: plausch@brynmawr.edu
Phone: 610-526-7390

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Contact Us

Pensby Center for Community Development and Inclusion

Student Life and Wellness Building

Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

Phone: 610-526-6592
Fax: 610-526-6593
pensby@brynmawr.edu