Tuition & Fees

$46,940

$46,940

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
47%
400-499
8%
700-800
8%
600-699
36%
500-599
42%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
38%
18-23
37%
12-17
5%
30-36
14%
24-29
47%
18-23
28%
12-17
11%
30-36
14%
24-29
45%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,245
Declined + 788
Total Received 3,033
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Private (nonprofit)

1,671

undergraduate students

64

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Occupational Therapy/health/occupation
  2. Business Administration
  3. Engineering/physics
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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 1,735
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
84%
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
60%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
38%
500-599
47%
400-499
8%
700-800
8%
600-699
36%
500-599
42%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
38%
18-23
37%
12-17
5%
30-36
14%
24-29
47%
18-23
28%
12-17
11%
30-36
14%
24-29
45%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%

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

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,245
Declined + 788
Total Received 3,033

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 $46,940
Room $5,630
Board $5,740
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $59,410
Average Financial Aid - $33,166
Total with Avg. Aid $26,244

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$33,166

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,825,843
State $1,536,884
Institutional $30,291,021
Other external $2,427,519
Total $36,081,267

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $9,529,489
Other external $2,251,655
Total $11,781,144

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
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
Elementary/Middle School Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Biology
Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts
Forestry/Environmental Management
French
General Science Education
German
Health/Occupation
History
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
Teaching English as Second Language
Theatre
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Undergraduate

96%

1,671
students

Female
62%
1,035

Male
38%
636

Graduate

4%

64
students

Female
95%
61

Male
5%
3

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,636
students

Female
63%
1,019

Male
37%
617

undergraduatePart-time

3%

35
students

Female
46%
16

Male
54%
19

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
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

75%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
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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