Ursinus College

Collegeville, PA

Ursinus College

Collegeville, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$55,210

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
580
75th
660
25th
570
75th
31
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23
75th
30
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,084
Declined 750
Total Received 3,834
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Private

1,492

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,492
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational

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170-acre, suburban campus in Collegeville (population: 5,130), 25 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus; major airport serves Philadelphia; train serves Norristown (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Ursinus College
601 East Main Street
Collegeville, PA
19426

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
93%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
580
75th
660
25th
570
75th
31
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23
75th
30
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee ($100 application fee for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,084
Declined 750
Total Received 3,834

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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

95%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$36,269

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $55,210
Room $8,880
Board $4,650
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $69,740
Average Financial Aid - $36,269
Total with Avg. Aid $33,471

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,620,324
State $994,253
Institutional $36,772,249
Other external
Total $39,386,826

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $11,957,939
Other external $635,287
Total $12,593,226

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, fencing, roller hockey, rugby, running, soccer, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

fencing, roller hockey, rugby, running, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, field hockey, flag football, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Applied Economics.
Applied and Professional Ethics.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Education, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Ethics.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Health Policy Analysis.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other.
Neuroscience.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Engineering.
Psychology, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Sciences, Other.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Applied Economics
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

1,492

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,492
students

Female
50%
753

Male
50%
739

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,473
students

Female
51%
745

Male
49%
728

1%

19
students

Female
42%
8

Male
58%
11

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented China
France
Jamaica
Romania
Singapore
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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