Tuition & Fees

$45,350

$45,350

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
48%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
41%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
39%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
14%
24-29
38%
18-23
35%
12-17
12%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,134
Declined + 770
Total Received 2,904
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Private (nonprofit)

1,737

undergraduate students

47

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 1,784
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: 11,629), 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
85%
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
30%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
48%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
41%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
39%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
14%
24-29
38%
18-23
35%
12-17
12%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
(waived if filed online)
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 Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,134
Declined + 770
Total Received 2,904

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

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

Cost

Tuition $45,350
Room $5,440
Board $5,550
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $57,440
Average Financial Aid - $31,084
Total with Avg. Aid $26,356

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,084

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,776,170
State $1,493,197
Institutional $28,450,293
Other external $2,636,665
Total $34,356,325

Non-need-based

Federal $100
State $0
Institutional $10,284,403
Other external $1,730,716
Total $12,015,219

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
Special Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

97%

1,737
students

Female
61%
1,064

Male
39%
673

Graduate

3%

47
students

Female
96%
45

Male
4%
2

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,707
students

Female
62%
1,052

Male
38%
655

undergraduatePart-time

2%

30
students

Female
40%
12

Male
60%
18

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
4%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

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

84

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
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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 26
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
France
Germany
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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