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Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Kristin Thomas
Associate Director of Admissions, Visit and Event Programming

Address
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
One University Avenue, Suite 3005
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Phone
8002334220

Email
kthomas@messiah.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Boyer Hall (Schools of Humanities, Ed. and Soc. Sci.
Eisenhower Campus Center/Sollenberger Sports Cent
Oakes Museum of Natural History
Stoner Covered Bridge
Starry Athletic Complex
The scenic Yellow Breeches Creek runs through the 471 acre campus. It is a nationally recognized trout fishing stream, complete with covered bridge and swinging foot bridge.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Harrisburg Capitol Complex
Hershey Park and Chocolate World
Civil War Gettysburg
Lancaster County Amish Country
Inner-Harbor Baltimore
The university is located just 10-miles south of the state capitol, Harrisburg. Hershey, Gettysburg and Lancaster are all less than 1 hr. drive. The larger cities of Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia are within 2 hours of the campus. For more information about the local area check out http://www.messiah.edu/info/20240/area_information

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday, some Saturdays
M-F: 8 am-5 pm; S: 9:30 am-noon on specific days
8002334220

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 9 am - 5 pm
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
available for all campus tours

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
visitmessiah@messiah.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Limitations
Unavailable during COVID-19

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Harrisburg International Airport is a 30 minute drive from the campus. There is also bus and train service in the city of Harrisburg. Guests are welcome to request pickup from the admissions office at any of these terminals with a two-week notice.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Messiah University is located 10 miles south of Harrisburg, PA on US 15. US 15 can be accessed by any of the following major routes: 81, 83/581, 76 (PA Turnpike) Southbound on US 15: Travel approximately 3 miles beyond the PA Turnpike interchange to Lisburn Road, and turn left. After the first stop sign, turn right into the main campus entrance. Northbound on US 15: Travel approximately 4 miles beyond the PA 74 North intersection near Dillsburg to Lisburn Road, and turn right. After the first stop sign, turn right into the main campus entrance.

Local Accommodations
Comfort Inn 1012 Wesley Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; 717-766-3700 Best Western Plantation Inn Rt. 15 and PA Turnpike 717-766-0238 Econolodge Rt. 15 and PA Turnpike 717-766-4728 Hampton Inn Rt. 15 north of PA Turnpike, 717-691-1300 1-800-hampton Homewood Suites Rt. 15 north of PA Turnpike 717-697-4900 1-800-callhome Wingate Inn Rt. 15 and PA Turnpike 717-766-2710 1-800-228-1000

Admissions

Applicants: 2,549
Acceptance Rate: 78%
Average HS GPA: 3.82






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