Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, IL

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Elmhurst College

Elmhurst College

Elmhurst College Student Essentials

Elmhurst College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: United Church of Christ
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bluejays
Website: public.elmhurst.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $31,650
Out-of-State Tuition: $31,650
Retention Rate: 78%
Enrollment: 3,791
Year Established: 1871

About Elmhurst College

Offering liberal arts academics and professional degree programs in a spiritually diverse, creatively stimulating environment, Elmhurst College embodies a unique learning experience that encourages inquiry, exploration and individuality.

Located in Elmhurst, Illinois, Elmhurst College is affiliated with the United Church of Christ, which means that it honors those of all faiths and even those with no religious beliefs. Students are encouraged to explore various religious and spiritual ideologies through student religious organizations, which include those devoted to Christianity, Catholicism, Judaism and Islam. All students must take one Religion course as well.

Since part of Elmhurst’s mission is to provide both liberal arts and professional majors, students may get bachelor’s degrees in fields ranging from English to Jazz Studies to Speech-Language Pathology.

Pre-professional programs include Pre-Actuarial Science, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine and Pre-Occupational Therapy. Graduate programs in Teacher-Education and adult-degree options are also available.

Student cultural organizations, performing arts groups, campus publications, social interest groups and special interest clubs provide yet another way for students to explore and develop themselves as individuals.

Transcripts, SAT or ACT scores and a recommendation letter are required for undergraduate admission.

Upon filing their admissions application, students may also apply for financial aid.

Elmhurst College Map & Location

Elmhurst College
190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126


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Getting Around Elmhurst College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Elmhurst, IL

Winter
Dec
35
21
Jan
31
16
Feb
36
20
Spring
Mar
47
29
Apr
59
39
May
70
48
Summer
Jun
80
58
Jul
84
64
Aug
82
63
Fall
Sep
75
54
Oct
62
43
Nov
48
32

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,508
Freshman Class 672
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,791

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 9%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 76%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 9%
African American 4%
Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 4%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 93%
Graduate 7%
Full-Time 83%
Part-Time 17%
Women 55%
Men 45%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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