What Makes Us Special

About Elmhurst College

Elmhurst College is a premier, private, liberal arts college located in suburban Chicago. Among Elmhurst's specialties is its synergy of two indispensable elements of a quality college experience: professional preparation and liberal learning. For 146 years, Elmhurst College has sought to prepare students superbly, both for their first jobs and for fulfilling lives. On a classic campus, in an optimal location, Elmhurst offers students of many backgrounds purposeful learning for the whole of life.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class*


* Elmhurst College 25th-75th percentile ACT composite scores are 20-26.

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.46

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 59%
Men 41%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 84%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 14:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 79%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 385 296 6 0 687

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