Tuition & Fees

$52,050

$52,050

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
45%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
700-800
8%
600-699
46%
500-599
41%
400-499
5%
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
29%
24-29
41%
18-23
28%
12-17
2%
30-36
19%
24-29
60%
18-23
17%
12-17
4%
30-36
28%
24-29
50%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,728
Declined + 760
Total Received 3,488
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Private (nonprofit)

1,507

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Economics
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2931
ACT 3738

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Location

School Facts

Ursinus College is a highly-selective, private liberal arts college founded in 1869, and becoming coeducational in 1880. Its 170-acre campus is located in Collegeville, 25 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,507
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Collegeville, PA

170-acre, suburban campus in Collegeville (population: 5,254), 25 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus; major airport serves Philadelphia; train serves Norristown (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Ursinus College
601 East Main Street
Collegeville, PA 19426

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 18% of male students
 
5 sororities 32% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
45%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
700-800
8%
600-699
46%
500-599
41%
400-499
5%
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
29%
24-29
41%
18-23
28%
12-17
2%
30-36
19%
24-29
60%
18-23
17%
12-17
4%
30-36
28%
24-29
50%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
($100 application fee for international applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,728
Declined + 760
Total Received 3,488

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Dave Tobias
Vice President and Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 610 409-3200
F: 610 409-3197
admission@ursinus.edu

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$40,845

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,050
Room & board $12,750
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $65,800
Average Financial Aid - $40,845
Total with Avg. Aid $24,955

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,632,195
State $1,157,833
Institutional $35,250,703
Other external
Total $38,040,731

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $10,674,590
Other external $653,375
Total $11,327,965
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

State aid form
February 1

Other
February 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 610 409-3600
F: 610 409-3662
finaid@ursinus.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Suzanne Sparrow
Director of Student Financial Assistance
finaid@ursinus.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Fencing, Rugby, Soccer, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Fencing, Rugby, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Soccer, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Laura Moliken (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference
Mascot
Bears
School colors
red, old gold, and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology/Sociology
Applied Economics
Art/Art History
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Dance
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
Health/Exercise Physiology
History
International Relations
Mathematics
Media/Communication Studies
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychology
Religious Studies
Spanish
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Economics
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-theology

1,507

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,507
students

Female
53%
794

Male
47%
713

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,489
students

Female
53%
786

Male
47%
703

2%

18
students

Female
45%
8

Male
55%
10

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
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

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
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 Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
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