Messiah University

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Office of Admissions
Messiah University
One University Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Phone: (717) 766-2511
Fax: (717) 796-5373
E-mail: [email protected]
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Dr. Kim S. Phipps, Ph.D. (2004)

B.A., Kentucky Christian College; M.A., Morehead University; Ph.D., Kent State University.


Before being named president, Dr. Phipps served as Messiah’s Academic Dean, Provost and Interim President. Previously at Malone College (now University) she held positions of Professor of Communication Arts, Acting Academic Dean and Associate Dean for Faculty Development.

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Messiah University is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The University is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.


Academic Terms


Tuition/Fees, Room and Board 2021-22

$49,590 total
(tuition/fees $38,360 room $5,970; board $5,250)

Enrollment Fall 2021-22

2,482 undergraduates

Degrees Offered

B.A., B.S., graduate programs