Tuition & Fees

$49,370

$49,370

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
41%
500-599
42%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
26%
24-29
46%
18-23
26%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,176
Declined + 458
Total Received 2,634
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Private (nonprofit)

1,643

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2931
ACT 3738

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School Facts

Ursinus is a highly-selective, private liberal arts college founded in 1869, and becoming coeducational in 1880. Its 168-acre campus is located in Collegeville, 25 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,643
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Collegeville, PA

170-acre, suburban campus in Collegeville (population: 5,317), 25 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus; major airport serves Philadelphia; train serves Norristown (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Ursinus College
601 East Main Street
Collegeville, PA 19426

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
96%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 19% of male students
 
5 sororities 25% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
41%
500-599
42%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
26%
24-29
46%
18-23
26%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline January 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,176
Declined + 458
Total Received 2,634

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Dana Matassino
Director of Admission
P: 610 409-3200
F: 610 409 3197
admission@ursinus.edu

Cost

Tuition $49,370
Room $8,220
Board $4,100
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $62,690
Average Financial Aid - $34,460
Total with Avg. Aid $28,230

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,460

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,486,001
State $1,152,741
Institutional $31,204,063
Other external $815,540
Total $34,658,345

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $13,301,172
Other external $0
Total $13,301,172

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Bears
School colors
red, old gold, and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology/Sociology
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business/Economics
Chemistry
Computer Science
Dance
East Asian Studies
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
Health/Exercise Physiology
History
International Relations
Mathematics
Media/Communication Studies
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychology
Religious Studies
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

1,643
students

Female
53%
863

Male
47%
780

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,632
students

Female
53%
858

Male
47%
774

undergraduatePart-time

1%

11
students

Female
46%
5

Male
54%
6

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: August 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
France
Japan
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact


610 409-3000
admission@ursinus.edu

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