Ursinus College: Review & Facts

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Ursinus College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,680 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1869 and is the only school located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
At Ursinus College you can get your bachelor's degree.

UC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important 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 typically a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
90%
Ursinus College student retention rate is very high at 90% (well above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Ursinus College is very good: 83%.

Student to faculty ratio at Ursinus College is good, 11:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,300
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, $43,100 annually. The additional fees at Ursinus College (not included in tuition costs) are around $200; which comes to a total of $43,300 a year.

Read the details about Ursinus 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, 3,518 applications were submitted and 2,455 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at UC in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Ursinus College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at UC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Ursinus College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime numbers, Ursinus College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ursinus College Location and Maps



Post Address: Ursinus College, 601 E. Main St, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426-1000, USA
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