American College

Overview of American College

Students attend American College in Bryn Mawr, PA, a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. American College degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in business and management.

American College Selectivity

American College is selective and does not offer open admission.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The full-time faculty at American College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

There are 391 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at American College are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of The American College is to raise the level of professionalism of its students and, by extension, the financial services industry as a whole. By imparting expert knowledge--and by emphasizing that such knowledge must be regularly renewed and ethically applied--the College seeks to strengthen not only its students' preofessionalism, but also the financial security of individuals, families, businesses, and the society they serve."

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Contacting American College

American College
270 Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr , PA 19010-2196
General Phone: (610) 526-1000

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American College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management74business management, financial planning

Number of programs and degrees for American College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree742

American College Student Body

In 2007-2008, American College had a total enrollment of 391 students (228 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 44%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 52%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 0%
25-29 5%
30-34 9%
35-39 12%
40-49 30%
50-64 34%
65+ 2%

American College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

American College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
American College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3317300)

American College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$106,7550*
Associate professorcalendar year3$106,7022*
Assistant professorcalendar year3$93,0690*
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year12$101,2592*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

American College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Financial Planning and Services

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What Sets American College Apart:

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Minority % of student body
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Top 19%American College Minority % of student body

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