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#11 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
3,421
Elmhurst College overview
Location Elmhurst, Illinois
Online elmhurst.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Church of Christ
Elmhurst College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 4,299 prospective students applied, and 2,817 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 478 enrolled in the school.  2,877 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 544 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $38,354 plus fees of $300. Elmhurst College is ranked 283 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

7/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

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

Rankings

Rankings for Elmhurst College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
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SAT 980/1170
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.59
Applications Accepted
65.5% 
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Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$38,354
Costs for Elmhurst College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $10,776
Budget for Other Expenses$3,450
Total One Year Cost$54,080

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Outcomes

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.

Current students may use the Elmhurst College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.