Tuition & Fees

$53,610

$53,610

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
59%
500-599
30%
400-499
3%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
48%
18-23
18%
12-17
9%
30-36
11%
24-29
52%
18-23
27%
12-17
10%
30-36
14%
24-29
61%
18-23
21%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,382
Declined + 979
Total Received 3,361
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Private (nonprofit)

1,435

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 1,435
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
20%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
59%
500-599
30%
400-499
3%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
48%
18-23
18%
12-17
9%
30-36
11%
24-29
52%
18-23
27%
12-17
10%
30-36
14%
24-29
61%
18-23
21%
12-17
4%

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

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,382
Declined + 979
Total Received 3,361

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

$42,001

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,610
Room & board $13,120
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $67,730
Average Financial Aid - $42,001
Total with Avg. Aid $25,729

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,713,348
State $1,058,431
Institutional $35,018,977
Other external
Total $37,790,756

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $10,535,129
Other external $530,314
Total $11,065,443
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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
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-theology

1,435

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,435
students

Female
51%
727

Male
49%
708

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,408
students

Female
51%
713

Male
49%
695

2%

27
students

Female
52%
14

Male
48%
13

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Student Break-down

2%
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
71%
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

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

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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