Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, IL, USA
3.68 Average Rating

Elmhurst College is a liberal arts institution in the Chicagoland area affiliated with the United Church of Christ. Elmhurst offers bachelor’s degrees in over 60 academic majors. Additionally, the school operates the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for students with learning disabilities, which provides a four-year certification and education in academics, independent living, and social skills. For a recreational break from the rigors of college life, the Elmhurst campus is home to a 48 acre arboretum and the Elmhurst College Art Collection. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Church of Christ
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
84%
Out of State Students
9%
0
100
72%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1090
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,481
Total Number of Undergrads
2,875
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
61%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
74%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,678
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$35,250
Out-of-State Tuition
$35,250
0
100
79%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$24,222
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
100
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Phoenix
Los Angeles
Denver
Dallas
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
70%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.68 Average Rating
Elmhurst is small, but has very nice faculty and great resources. The classes are interesting, and there are many fun events on campus. Elmhurst College hosts dozens of interesting lectures throughout the semester, and offers many ways for students to get involved.
Marley from Signal Mountain, TN
Elmhurst has extremely intelligent and helpful professors. The atmosphere is welcoming and everyone is willing to make you feel at home. EC offers so many community and campus activities that it's very easy to make friends.
Sarah from Western Springs, IL