#12 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, Illinois

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Student Population
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Location Elmhurst, Illinois
Online elmhurst.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Church of Christ
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Elmhurst, Illinois, Elmhurst College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Church of Christ faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,175 prospective students applied, and 2,830 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 527 enrolled in the school.  2,871 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 555 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $37,454 plus fees of $300. Elmhurst College is ranked 312 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Elmhurst College is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 990/1210
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.32
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Elmhurst College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $10,510
Budget for Other Expenses$2,585
Total One Year Cost$52,049

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Elmhurst College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Health Professions 15%
Education 12%
Psychology 8%
Social Sciences 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144962 IPEDS survey data for Elmhurst College.

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