Principia College

Elsah, Illinois

Overview

Address1 Maybeck Place
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Principia College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Elsah, undefined that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 149 students applied to Principia College. Of those students, 137 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Principia College was $28,770, in addition to fees of $700. 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 Principia College.

Principia College has a 77% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Principia College acceptance rate is 92%. To put this into perspective, 137 of the 149 students who applied to Principia College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Principia College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Principia College had an SAT score between the range of 1,028 and 1,300. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Principia College was between 22 and 29 in the last academic year.

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

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Principia College, the tuition for in-state residents is $28,770. Combined with fees of $700, room and board costs of $11,610, other expenses of $1,000 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents 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 $29,470 in tuition.

Principia College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio6:1

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

Principia College has a good gender split, with 45% of undergraduates being female and 55% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 72% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 11% of students come from in-state and 17% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Principia College is 6:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Principia College to thrive in your studies.

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