|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||United Church of Christ|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||974 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Elmhurst College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,458 applications and 2,486 students were granted admission. Elmhurst College is at the #70 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 96% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 6% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||900 to 1170|
|ACT||20 to 26|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Elmhurst College's tuition was $35,250 for all students regardless of residency (31.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Elmhurst College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 41% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,369 (which is 0.7% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Elmhurst College in 2016-2017, was 446, which is 93% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,845 (which is 0.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Elmhurst College has enrolled a total of 3,403 students (2,836 students full-time and 567 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,403 students, 401 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 2,856 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 547 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 115 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 6%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Elmhurst College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||19%||52||0|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||9%||24|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||4%||12|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||6||0|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||6|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||6|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Elmhurst College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Elmhurst College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,300. Last year, out of the total 1,003 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 943 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,006 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 926 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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