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Elmhurst University

Elmhurst, IL

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Overview

Elmhurst University is a Comprehensive institution located in Elmhurst, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admission Office
190 South Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL  60126-3296
United States
Contact Christine Grenier
Senior Director of First-Year Admission
Email: cgrenier@elmhurst.edu
Phone: 630-617-3071

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Communication, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
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Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Intercultural/multicultural And Diversity Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,645
Applied
2,571
Accepted
2,875
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

2,218
Females Applied
1,600
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,427
Males Applied
971
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.48
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,100
Private
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Fees

300
Full-time student fees
11,172
Room & board
6,628
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

28,465
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,525
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,822
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,220
Avg. Loan Aid
14,863
Avg. Grant Aid
23,108
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,838
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.88%
Black or African American 5.8%
White or Caucasian 55.36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 6.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 2.59%
Other 1.28%

Gender

Male (37.53%)
Female (62.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Orientation/Welcome Week and Relay For Life

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Programming Board and Student Government, theater and music groups, Black Student Union, residence life groups and Hablamos

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

411
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 158
Part-time - 253
Male - 172
Female - 239
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