Tuition & Fees

$36,370

$36,370

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
26%
400-499
45%
300-399
7%
600-699
19%
500-599
36%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
29%
400-499
45%
300-399
13%
30-36
15%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
13%
30-36
6%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
17%
30-36
7%
24-29
36%
18-23
52%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,486
Declined + 1,042
Total Received 3,528
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Private (nonprofit)

2,840

undergraduate students

458

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 1204
ACT 1020

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School Facts

Elmhurst College, founded in 1871, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 48-acre campus, a designated arboretum, is located in Elmhurst, IL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,403
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Congregational (United Church of Christ)
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Elmhurst, IL

48-acre, suburban campus in Elmhurst (population: 46,387), 15 miles from Chicago. Served by train; major airport serves Chicago; bus serves some nearby suburbs.

Elmhurst College
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 10% of male students
 
4 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
26%
400-499
45%
300-399
7%
600-699
19%
500-599
36%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
29%
400-499
45%
300-399
13%
30-36
15%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
13%
30-36
6%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
17%
30-36
7%
24-29
36%
18-23
52%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
July 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,486
Declined + 1,042
Total Received 3,528

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Stephanie Levenson
Director of Admission
P: 800 697-1871
admit@elmhurst.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,071,242
State $0
Institutional $38,754,755
Other external $407,348
Total $44,233,345

Non-need-based

Federal $302,723
State $0
Institutional $9,834,875
Other external $82,675
Total $13,008,719

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (Division III)
Mascot
Bluejays
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
American Studies
Applied Geospatial Sciences
Applied Geospatial Technologies
Art
Art Business
Art Education
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Game/Entertainment Technology
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Data Science
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Special Education
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
Finance
French
Geographic Information Systems
Geography/Environmental Planning
German
Graphic Design
Health Care Management
Health Care Management/Administration
Health Science Technology
History
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Systems
Information Technology
Intercultural Studies
Interdepartmental Studies
Interdisciplinary Communications
International Business
Jazz Studies
Liberal Studies
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Multi-Language
Music
Music Business
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theory/Composition
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership/Communication
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Professional Accounting
Project Management
Psychology
Public Health
Religion/Service
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Management
Supply Chain Management
Teacher Leadership
Theatre
Theatre Arts Education
Theological Studies/Christian Ministry
Urban Studies
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Undergraduate

83%

2,840
students

Female
60%
1,697

Male
40%
1,143

Graduate

13%

458
students

Female
66%
302

Male
34%
156

undergraduateFull-time

94%

2,677
students

Female
59%
1,596

Male
41%
1,116

undergraduatePart-time

6%

163
students

Female
69%
92

Male
31%
52

Student Break-down

5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

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) Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Australia
Bulgaria
Canada
Colombia
India
Mexico
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Gail Gilbert
Director of International Education/International Student Services
630 617-6130
gail.gilbert@elmhurst.edu

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