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Study at Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

Moravian College and Theological Seminary was established as the Bethlehem Female Seminary by Benigna, Countess von Zinzendorf, in 1742. In 1913, it became the Moravian Seminary and College for Women. The men's Moravian College and Theological Seminary, which was originally founded as two separate boy's schools in the 1740s, merged with the women's institute in 1954 to form the coeducational Moravian College and Theological Seminary. This liberal arts institute is currently located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Moravian College's recent Enrolments have been over 1, 500 undergraduates every year.

Moravian College and Theological Seminary offers undergraduate programs of study in the fields of art, biology, biochemistry, economics and business, education, environmental studies, international studies, mathematics and computer science, music, neuroscience, nursing, and women's studies, among others.

The sports teams of Moravian College and Theological Seminary are known as the Greyhounds. The teams are members of NCAA Division III, and they participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track and field, field hockey, softball, and volleyball.

Profile of Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

Moravian can be found in Bethlehem, PA (a small city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Moravian Church school. Moravian is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

Moravian offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at the school are in mathematics, music, art studies, therapy and Counselling, and liberal arts.

Moravian Selectivity

Moravian does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 500 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 500 to 610, but ranged both higher and lower. People attending Moravian come from a variety of states around the country.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 1, 989 students were enrolled in Moravian.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school. Moravian has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Moravian student athletes compete in Centennial Conference and Other competitions.

Moravian Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts131sociology, English, history, interdisciplinary studies, political science, economics, Spanish language, French language, . . .
Business and Management89business management, accounting, non-profit management, international business, human resources management
Therapy and Counselling48psychology, experimental psychology
Science32biology, physics, biochemistry, chemistry, biological and physical sciences, geology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine32registered nursing
Art Studies25art studies
Religion and Philosophy17pastoral Counselling, ministry, theology, philosophy, religion
Education and Teaching13curriculum and instruction
Computer Science and Engineering4computer science
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science, environmental studies
Medical Support and Technology0clinical lab tech

Contact: Moravian

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

1200 Main St

Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650

General Phone: (610) 861-1360


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