Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, PA

Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$32,960

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
540
75th
640
25th
540
75th
27
25th
18
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,454
Declined 242
Total Received 1,696
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Private

1,888

undergraduate students

167

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,055
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Elizabethtown College
1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA
17022-2298

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not 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
29%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
540
75th
640
25th
540
75th
27
25th
18
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,454
Declined 242
Total Received 1,696

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,715

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,960
Room $5,970
Board $6,090
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $46,120
Average Financial Aid - $16,715
Total with Avg. Aid $29,405

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,803,765
State $1,446,802
Institutional $14,998,924
Other external $2,024,388
Total $20,273,879

Non-need-based

Federal $500
State $9,719
Institutional $4,758,510
Other external $2,029,022
Total $6,797,751

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

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

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, disc golf, equestrian, running, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, golf, night sand volleyball, ping pong, soccer, softball, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, water basketball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Landmark Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Behavioral Sciences. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business Statistics. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computational Science. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Biology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
History, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Marketing Research. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Pedagogy. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Health/pccupation
  3. Early Childhood Education

Programs Offered

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

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

2,055

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

1,888
students

Female
61%
1,155

Male
39%
733

8%

167
students

Female
74%
124

Male
26%
43

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

1,531
students

Female
61%
928

Male
39%
603

19%

357
students

Female
64%
227

Male
36%
130

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

95

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Bolivia
China
France
Korea
Spain
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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