1,507
Students
Financial aid thermometer
40,845
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
78
2728/3488
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Ursinus College is a 4-year institution located in Collegeville, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 601 E. Main Street
Collegeville, PA  19426
United States
Contact Scott Myers
Director of Admission
Email: admissions@ursinus.edu
Phone: 610-409-3200
Fax: 610-409-3197

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Exercise Physiology Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,488
Applied
2,728
Accepted
1,507
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

1,876
Females Applied
1,521
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,612
Males Applied
1,207
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.34
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Home schooled students must include detailed information about the depth of their curriculum, including reading lists and standardized tests

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan December 1st December 15th Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th Yes
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 607 560 660
SAT Math 601 550 650
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,050
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Fees

12,750
Room & board
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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 Employees

Financial Aid

40,845
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,196
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,599
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,792
Avg. Loan Aid
24,065
Avg. Grant Aid
34,433
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,507
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.8%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 74.21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 4.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.37%
Other 1.62%

Gender

Male (47.31%)
Female (52.69%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 94%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Air Band Competition and Ball at the Bellevue

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, Ursinus College Student Government, Best Buddies, The Grizzly student newspaper and Gender Sexuality Alliance

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Gymnastics No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Gymnastics No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

171
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 121
Part-time - 50
Male - 66
Female - 105