General Information About Elmhurst College
Elmhurst College makes a difference in the lives of students so they can make a difference in the world. It is our special mission to prepare each graduate to: think deeply connect broadly, serve usefully, and live faithfully In pursuing this mission, we combine liberal arts education and professional preparation while emphasizing active learning, broad perspectives, collaborative engagement, and personal accountability.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- United Church of Christ
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 2,762 Percent Admitted 70% Men Admitted 68% Women Admitted 71% Full Time Retention Rate 83%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 490 630 Math 490 590
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 21 26 English 21 27 Math 20 26
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 3,673 Native American 9 Asian 166 African American 141 Hispanic 256 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,904 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 22