Principia College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Principia College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 490 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1912 and is the only school located in Elsah, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Principia College will give you the option to get a bachelor's degree.

Principia College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Natural Resources and Environment, Art, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
88%
The rate of student retention at Principia College is high at 88% (well above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Principia College is very good: 7:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,000
Average tuition price is very high - $25,500 annually. The additional fees at Principia College not covered by tuition are roughly $500, which totals $26,000 per academic year.

Read the details about Principia 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
87%
As reported in recent data, 195 applications were submitted and 169 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Principia College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Principia College provides study abroad programs.

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

Principia College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- around $4,900 a year.

Principia College Location and Maps



Post Address: Principia College, 1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799, USA
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