Tuition & Fees

$43,490

$43,490

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
43%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
43%
400-499
20%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
23%
500-599
34%
400-499
33%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
42%
18-23
37%
12-17
3%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
57%
18-23
25%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
55%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,442
Declined + 1,011
Total Received 3,453
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Private (nonprofit)

1,774

undergraduate students

46

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Occupational Therapy/health/occupation
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2225
ACT 3568

School Facts

Elizabethtown College, founded in 1899 by members of the Church of the Brethren, is a respected private institution with academic programs in both the liberal arts and applied studies. Its 200-acre campus is located in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,820
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of the Brethren
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

Elizabethtown, PA

200‐acre campus in Elizabethtown (population: 11,648), 20 miles from both Harrisburg and Lancaster; 90 miles from both Baltimore and Philadelphia. Served by train; air and bus serve Harrisburg; bus serves Lancaster.

Elizabethtown College
1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
43%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
43%
400-499
20%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
23%
500-599
34%
400-499
33%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
42%
18-23
37%
12-17
3%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
57%
18-23
25%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
55%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,442
Declined + 1,011
Total Received 3,453

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Paul Cramer
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 717 361-1400
F: 717 361-1365
admissions@etown.edu

Cost

Tuition $43,490
Room $5,230
Board $5,330
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $55,150
Average Financial Aid - $29,704
Total with Avg. Aid $25,446

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,704

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,722,765
State $1,641,307
Institutional $27,128,797
Other external $2,417,953
Total $32,910,822

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $9,485,838
Other external $1,641,185
Total $11,127,023

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Landmark Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Blue Jay
School colors
blue and grey
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Biochemistry
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Curriculum/Instruction in Peace Education
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Elementary/Middle School Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Biology
Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts
Forestry/Environmental Management
French
General Science Education
German
Health/Occupation
History
Industrial Engineering Management
Information Systems
Interfaith Leadership Studies
International Business
Japanese
Legal Studies
Mathematical Business
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

97%

1,774
students

Female
62%
1,102

Male
38%
672

Graduate

3%

46
students

Female
98%
45

Male
2%
1

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,755
students

Female
63%
1,092

Male
37%
663

undergraduatePart-time

2%

19
students

Female
53%
10

Male
47%
9

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

95

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
France
Germany
Paraguay
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Lauren C. Deibler
Director of Admissions and Coordinator of International Recruitment
717 361-1162
deiblerl@etown.edu

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