Attend an Admissions Event

We encourage all prospective families to experience firsthand our commitment to academic excellence and our passion for learning by attending an Admissions event.

Special Events

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  • May

    Student Voices @Shipley

    Our students tell the Shipley story best – they live it on a daily basis and embody the ideals of the community as a whole. This is an opportunity for you to engage in conversation, ask questions and connect with current Shipley students. Please join us for a casual chat with a few of our students as they share their Shipley journey, discuss the multitude of options available and highlight what makes the school so wonderful and unique.

    This event is best accessed through Google Chrome from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device. Please note you will receive the ZOOM link a few hours prior to the event. For the best viewing experience, please download the ZOOM app when prompted.

Encore Presentation

    • January Fireside Chat with Michael Turner

Visit Shipley by individual appointment or attend one of our virtual events. Strong relationships between students and faculty are at the heart of who we are. We believe these relationships allow us to get to know students as both learners and people, leading to deeply rooted learning and personal success in and out of the classroom.

We will be offering campus tours Monday through Thursday at 3:45 and 4:30 and on Saturdays at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, and 12:00.  To check for tour availability please log into your Shipley account and go to your checklist to access the tour calendar.  If you have not yet submitted an inquiry or started an application you can fill out an inquiry now.


The Shipley Lower School
1030 Wyndon Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

The Shipley Middle & Upper Schools (including Administration)
814 Yarrow Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

The Piltch Commons
825 Montgomery Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

The Shipley Farm Fields for Athletics Events
1313 Waverly Rd
Gladwyne, PA 19035

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  • By Train Via the SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line

    Shipley can be reached via the SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line (formerly SEPTA R5) to Bryn Mawr. Trains originating from both east and west make stops at Bryn Mawr station approximately every half hour. The station is one block from Shipley's Upper Campus. Timetables and further information are available from SEPTA at 215-574-7800, or on the web at Call the school 610-525-4300 for directions from the station.
The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.