Elmhurst College Overview

Student population

Address190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL
School Websitewww.elmhurst.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Elmhurst College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Elmhurst, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 4,186 students applied to Elmhurst College. Of those students, 2,835 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Elmhurst College was $36,755, in addition to fees of $300. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Elmhurst College.

Elmhurst College has a 63% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Elmhurst College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Elmhurst College acceptance rate is 68%. To put this into perspective, 2,835 of the 4,186 students who applied to Elmhurst College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Elmhurst College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Elmhurst College had an SAT score between the range of 993 and 1,190. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Elmhurst College was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Elmhurst College as part of their application.

Elmhurst College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Elmhurst College, the tuition for in-state residents is $36,755. Combined with fees of $300, room and board costs of $10,366, other expenses of $2,578 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $37,055 in tuition.

Students at Elmhurst College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Elmhurst College was $4,925 last year, with 42% of students being awarded federal aid.

Elmhurst College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Elmhurst College.

Elmhurst College has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 82% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 17% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Elmhurst College is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Elmhurst College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
EDUCATION
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
SOCIAL SCIENCES

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