Elmhurst College

190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3096
Tel: (630)617-3500
Private not-for-profit | 3,298 students
Elmhurst College is a private college, enriched by its liberal arts heritage, established in 1871 by Protestant German immigrants and affiliated with the United Church of Christ.

School Overview:

Elmhurst College
County Du Page County, IL
Title IV Eligible Participat
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution Level Four or more years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
233 staff 115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment 3,298 students 1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,882 students 1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
416 students 137 students
# Undergraduate Students
3,052 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
246 students 129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
4% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
8% 3%
% Black
3% 6%
% White
83% 84%
% Two or more races
1% 2%
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
$31,650 $24,462
Out-State Tuition Fees
$31,650 $24,744
Percent Admitted 68% 64%
SAT Reading (25-75%) 480-590 450-570
SAT Math (25-75%) 515-610 460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%) 475-595 440-570
ACT English (25-75%) 21-27 19-25
ACT Math (25-75%) 21-27 18-25
ACT Composite (25-75%) 21-26 20-25

School Notes:

  • Elmhurst is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The College dedicates itself to the development of humane values, the skills of critical and creative inquiry, the capacity and desire to serve others, commitment to meaningful work, understanding of global interdependence, and responsible citizenship. The college affirms the spiritual basis for living a meaningful and purposeful life.
  • The College offers 51 majors, four accelerated majors for adults, 15 preprofessional programs, and nine graduate programs. The Honors Program provides extra opportunities for students who are especially talented, curious, and motivated.The average class has 19 students. The student to faculty ratio—13 to 1—is among the best in higher education.
  • Life at Elmhurst is active and creative. Students get involved in more than 100 activities, from theatre to intramurals to the Mock Trial Team. Three academic centers devoted to professional practice help you explore your career options, find your calling, land a great internship, and make your dreams a working reality.
  • The College is located at 190 Prospect Avenue in Elmhurst. The Elmhurst campus is a 38-acre, registered arboretum. It boasts more than 600 varieties of trees and shrubs—and all the modern facilities required of scholarship today.
  • Elmhurst ranks among the top colleges in the Midwest, according to “America’s Best Colleges,” the survey by U.S.News & World Report. The Princeton Review also lists Elmhurst among the region’s premier institutions of higher learning.
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