Ursinus College

Collegeville, PA

Ursinus College

Collegeville, PA

Tuition & Fees

$55,210

$55,210

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
52%
500-599
31%
400-499
3%
700-800
15%
600-699
49%
500-599
30%
400-499
6%
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
31%
24-29
53%
18-23
15%
12-17
1%
30-36
35%
24-29
38%
18-23
24%
12-17
3%
30-36
19%
24-29
58%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,792
Declined + 738
Total Received 3,530
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Private (nonprofit)

1,472

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Applied 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 1,472
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Collegeville, PA

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.

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
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
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
52%
500-599
31%
400-499
3%
700-800
15%
600-699
49%
500-599
30%
400-499
6%
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
31%
24-29
53%
18-23
15%
12-17
1%
30-36
35%
24-29
38%
18-23
24%
12-17
3%
30-36
19%
24-29
58%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,792
Declined + 738
Total Received 3,530

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

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

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$42,703.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $55,210
Room $8,880
Board $4,650
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $69,740
Average Financial Aid - $42,703
Total with Avg. Aid $27,037

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 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
financialaid@ursinus.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ellen Curcio
Director of Student Financial Services
financialaid@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

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 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. 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

1,472

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,472
students

Female
50%
743

Male
50%
729

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,457
students

Female
51%
736

Male
49%
721

2%

15
students

Female
47%
7

Male
53%
8

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
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 Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 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

95%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
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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

International Student Contact

Maggie Krauss
Assistant Director of Admission, International Recruitment
610 409-3000
admission@ursinus.edu

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