Principia College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Principia College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 460 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1912 and is the only school located in Elsah, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Fair
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 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Business, Management, Political Science, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
88%
Good
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.

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.

Students to Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Principia College is good - 77%.

Student to faculty ratio at Principia College is very good, 6:1. Read more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,500
High
Average tuition price is very high, about $27,000 a year. The additional fees at Principia College not covered by tuition are around $500; this totals $27,500 per year.

Read the details about Principia 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
75%
Doable
According to government data, 159 applications were submitted and 120 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

Principia College might accept 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 school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Medium
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 provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: nearly $5,100 per year.

Principia College Location and Maps



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