Elizabethtown College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Elizabethtown College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,910 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1899 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

Elizabethtown College is affiliated with Church of Brethren.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
Elizabethtown College will give you the option to get a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Elizabethtown College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Biology, Management, Education, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
86%
The student retention rate at Elizabethtown College is high at 86% (well above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Elizabethtown College is good - 78%.

Student to faculty ratio at Elizabethtown College is pretty good, 12:1. Read more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,600
Average tuition price is extremely high, about $36,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Elizabethtown College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
As reported in recent government data, 3,732 applications were submitted and 2,598 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Elizabethtown College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
Elizabethtown College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Elizabethtown College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
D
Elizabethtown College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,700 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: roughly $4,500 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Elizabethtown College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Elizabethtown College Location and Maps



Post Address: Elizabethtown College, One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2298, USA
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