Elmhurst College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Elmhurst College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,300 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1871 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Elmhurst, Illinois.

Elmhurst College is affiliated with United Church of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
75
Fair
At Elmhurst College you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Elmhurst College implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 75 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Psychology, Nursing, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is worthwhile 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 usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Elmhurst College is fair at 79% (above Illinois average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Elmhurst College is good: 74%.

Student to faculty ratio at Elmhurst College is pretty decent -- 14:1. Learn more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,500
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $34,200 a year. The additional fees at Elmhurst College beyond tuition are nearly $300; which makes it a total of $34,500 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
55%
Doable
According to government data, 3,620 applications were submitted and 1,983 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

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

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Elmhurst College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Medium
Elmhurst College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Elmhurst College, 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.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Elmhurst College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,000 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,900 per year.

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

Elmhurst College Location and Maps



Post Address: Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096, USA
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