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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1 Maybeck Place Elsah, IL 62028-9799
Phone: (618) 374-2131
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Principia College
  • Located in Elsah, IL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 532 students enrolled
  • 80% admitted
  • $27,480 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Student
  • I am a current student here

    College is more about the people you're with than anything else --- the professors, faculty, and students are what really make up your college experience and the people at Principia are amazing.

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  • Prin Review
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    If you are planning on applying to this school, be aware that it is a CS school. Be aware of where you are in your beliefs and consider if this school is the right place for you.

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  • Sara - Minneapolis, MN
  • I am a past student here

    Dont let their empty promises of financial aid and assistance sway you into going into HUGE debt attending this college! Even on half a scholarships, being a lifetime cs student and both my parents being cs nurses i still got tons of attitude from the admissions office and admistration. My parents are not well off and never intended to pay for my college, even when telling them this they were discriminatory against me and acted very snouty. As soon as they get your money thats all they care about. They are relentless at contacting their alumni and pestering them for more money. They are very much the description of "entitled white privilege" who think bettering themselves is paying ridiculous amounts of aid money to sponser and model their foreign students, so they come across as a "charitable" and "worldly" institution. Dont be fooled like i was.

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  • Hannah
  • I am a current student here

    It's a good idea to have a car, or have a friend with a car, because otherwise it is impossible to get off campus. You do need to be a Christian Scientist to attend, but you can be anywhere in your knowledge or belief of Christian Science.

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