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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
39%
500-599
39%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
700-800
11%
600-699
34%
500-599
45%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
30-36
14%
24-29
40%
18-23
40%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,530
Declined 363
Total Received 1,893
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Private

1,729

undergraduate students

115

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,844
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of the Brethren

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: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia, Baltimore, Harrisburg, Lancaster
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Harrisburg International

Elizabethtown College
1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA
17022-2298

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83.5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Professional Organizations
  • Emotion Dance Club
  • Student Senate
  • A cappella groups
  • Religious groups

Top Events

  • Into the Streets Service Weekend
  • Scholarship and Creative Arts Day
  • Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • self-defense workshops, crime prevention program

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
85%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
39%
500-599
39%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
700-800
11%
600-699
34%
500-599
45%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
30-36
14%
24-29
40%
18-23
40%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,530
Declined 363
Total Received 1,893

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,503

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,960
Room & board $12,060
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $800
Total $46,920
Average Financial Aid - $5,503
Total with Avg. Aid $41,417

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

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 Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Analytical Chemistry
Applied Mathematics, General
Art Teacher Education
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Statistics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computational Science
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Biology
Finance, General
Financial Mathematics
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Services, General
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Japanese Language and Literature
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Neuroscience
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,844

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,729
students

Female
61%
1,058

Male
39%
671

6%

115
students

Female
80%
92

Male
20%
23

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,503
students

Female
61%
916

Male
39%
587

14%

226
students

Female
63%
142

Male
37%
84

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 87%
Student 4 year graduation rate 65%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
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
86%
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

49

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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