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Tuition & Fees

$50,360

$50,360

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
33%
500-599
39%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
34%
500-599
40%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
51%
18-23
23%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,053
Declined + 438
Total Received 2,491
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Private (nonprofit)

1,556

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2931
ACT 3738

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School Facts

Ursinus 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 1,556
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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
96%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 16% of male students
 
5 sororities 25% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
33%
500-599
39%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
34%
500-599
40%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
51%
18-23
23%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,053
Declined + 438
Total Received 2,491

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

Scott Myers
Director of Admission
P: 610 409-3200
F: 610 409 3197
admission@ursinus.edu

Cost

Tuition $50,360
Room $8,380
Board $4,180
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $63,920
Average Financial Aid - $36,770
Total with Avg. Aid $27,150

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,770

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,611,335
State $1,092,936
Institutional $34,537,416
Other external $0
Total $37,241,687

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $10,159,163
Other external $805,735
Total $10,964,898

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Bears
School colors
red, old gold, and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology/Sociology
Applied Economics
Art
Art History
Art/Art History
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business/Economics
Chemistry
Computer Science
Dance
East Asian Studies
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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Undergraduate

100%

1,556
students

Female
53%
828

Male
47%
728

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,542
students

Female
54%
821

Male
46%
721

undergraduatePart-time

1%

14
students

Female
50%
7

Male
50%
7

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

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) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 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
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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

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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