Bryn Mawr College is a private liberal arts college founded in 1885. Its undergrad enrolment is over 1,300 students. An all-female school, its students can take courses in nearby co-ed institutions such as Haverford College, Swarthmore College and the University of Pennsylvania. If you're short-listing the school, accommodations near Bryn Mawr College are practical to get around campus.
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Useful Information for your Visit to Bryn Mawr College
The suburban 135-acre campus of the college is located in Byrn Mawr, a census-designated place in Delaware County and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Here are some useful tips if you plan on visiting the college.
1. How to Get There
The most convenient airport to Bryn Mawr is Philadelphia International Airport. It takes roughly half an hour to reach the campus from the airport and the distance is around 22 miles. From the airport, you can use the train, bus, shuttle or drive a rental car. By road, the college is accessible using the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76).
2. What to See in Bryn Mawr
If you love movies, visit the Bryn Mawr Film Institute which is a community-owned movie theater. It screens local, foreign and independent art films. The Harriton House, a restored historic house on Pennsylvania’s Main Line, is also an interesting attraction. It was the residence of Charles Thomson, the first Secretary to the Continental and Confederation Congresses.
3. Outdoor Activities
Being a suburban location, Bryn Mawr has plenty of parks where you can walk, relax or bring your family. The 29 acre Ashbridge Park in Montgomery County offers walking paths, a playground, and tennis courts while the 10 acre Clem Macrone Park has running trails, basketball courts, and picnic facilities.
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