Elmhurst University

Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst University

Elmhurst, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$38,654

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
26
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,817
Declined 1,482
Total Received 4,299
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Private

3,165

undergraduate students

667

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded 1871, Elmhurst University (formerly Elmhurst College) is a Christian liberal arts university. Its 48-acre campus, a designated arboretum, is located in Elmhurst, Illinois.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,832
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

Social Networks

48-acre, suburban campus in Elmhurst (population: 46,662), 15 miles from Chicago. Served by train; major airport serves Chicago; bus serves some nearby suburbs.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Elmhurst University
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL
60126

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
54%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
26
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,817
Declined 1,482
Total Received 4,299

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

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

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

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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,622

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,354
Room $6,332
Board $4,420
Additional fees $300
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $50,606
Average Financial Aid - $23,622
Total with Avg. Aid $26,984

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 630 617-3015
F: 630 617-3487
sfs@elmhurst.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billards, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health and Wellness, General.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing Research.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Management.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Organizational Communication, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Transportation/Mobility Management.
Urban Studies/Affairs.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,832

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

3,165
students

Female
62%
1,951

Male
38%
1,214

17%

667
students

Female
68%
452

Male
32%
215

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

2,852
students

Female
62%
1,758

Male
38%
1,094

10%

313
students

Female
62%
193

Male
38%
120

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Greece
Mexico
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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