Tuition & Fees

$32,000

$32,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
38%
500-599
48%
400-499
7%
700-800
11%
600-699
36%
500-599
45%
400-499
8%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
24%
18-23
47%
12-17
7%
Below 6
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
48%
18-23
35%
12-17
10%
Below 6
1%
30-36
15%
24-29
38%
18-23
46%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,521
Declined + 487
Total Received 2,008
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Private (nonprofit)

1,633

undergraduate students

54

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 2225
ACT 3568

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Location

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 1,687
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)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  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)

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Elizabethtown, PA

200-acre campus in Elizabethtown (population: 11,586), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
81%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
38%
500-599
48%
400-499
7%
700-800
11%
600-699
36%
500-599
45%
400-499
8%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
24%
18-23
47%
12-17
7%
Below 6
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
48%
18-23
35%
12-17
10%
Below 6
1%
30-36
15%
24-29
38%
18-23
46%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
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

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,521
Declined + 487
Total Received 2,008

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

George Walter
Interim Vice President for Enrollment
P: 717 361-1400
F: 717 361-1365
admissions@etown.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,766

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,000
Room $5,800
Board $5,910
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $44,810
Average Financial Aid - $34,766
Total with Avg. Aid $10,044

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,727,951
State $1,571,940
Institutional $31,286,484
Other external $2,974,874
Total $37,561,249

Non-need-based

Federal $6,013
State
Institutional $9,293,103
Other external $2,207,320
Total $11,506,436
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 717 361-1404
F: 717 361-1514
finaid@etown.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Melodie R. Jackson
Director of Financial Aid
jacksonmr@etown.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

disc golf, ice hockey, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

disc golf, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cheerleading, cycling, dance team, equestrian sports, ice hockey, martial arts, racquetball, soccer, softball, spikeball, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Directors

Chris Morgan (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Landmark Conference
Mascot
Blue Jay
School colors
blue and grey

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Secondary Education
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business/Data Science
Chemistry
Chemistry Lab Sciences
Chemistry Secondary Education
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction in Peace Education
Data Science
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Elementary/Middle School Education
Engineering
English
English Education
Environmental Biology
Finance
Financial Economics
Fine Arts
Fine Arts Education
Fine/Studio Arts
French
German
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
History
Information Systems
Interfaith Leadership Studies
International Business
Japanese
Legal Studies
Marketing
Math Education
Mathematical Business
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Education/Peacebuilding
Music Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Teaching English as Second Language
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,687

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

1,633
students

Female
61%
1,003

Male
39%
630

3%

54
students

Female
89%
48

Male
11%
6

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,595
students

Female
62%
986

Male
38%
609

3%

38
students

Female
45%
17

Male
55%
21

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Student Break-down

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

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

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 Not Required/Recommended
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
  • Veteran student

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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented China
France
Japan
Korea
Spain
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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