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With more than 50 majors and 15 pre-professional programs, Elmhurst ranks among the top colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S.News & World Report. All classes here are taught by professors, not teaching assistants, and the average class has only 16 students. Elmhurst students get to know their professors and regularly get involved in high-level research and other activities.
Student life at Elmhurst is active and creative. The student newspaper regularly wins awards, and the Elmhurst College Jazz Band has toured Europe and Indonesia. And whether you live on campus or commute, you can get involved in more than 100 clubs and a vibrant Greek community.
You’ll find plenty of support at Elmhurst, too. Our Wellness Center offers individual counseling sessions in addition to basic health services. The College Chaplaincy provides spiritual guidance in times of crisis, and a range of intercultural programs foster an appreciation of diverse cultures.
Facilities and Resources
Elmhurst College is located near the geographic center of metropolitan Chicago, 16 miles west of the Loop. A short walk from downtown Elmhurst, the campus is easily accessible by car or Metra commuter train.
The Elmhurst campus combines the high-tech necessities of a modern education with the charm of a classic college campus. The 48-acre grounds are an arboretum, with nearly 800 trees, shrubs and other woody plants; our classic red-brick buildings boast wireless Internet access, "smart" classrooms and more.
Athletics / Sports
Student athletes at Elmhurst compete on 19 teams in NCAA Division III, including soccer, softball, baseball, volleyball, wrestling, football, cross country, basketball, golf, tennis, track and field, bowling, and lacrosse. The College is big enough to compete at a high level, but small enough that you can make a real difference on your team.
In 2012-2013, Bluejays won four conference championships, a second-place national trophy in wrestling, a regional championship trophy for the Final Four volleyball team and the Gagliardi trophy for the NCAA Division III Football Player of the Year.
Financial Aid / Tuition
A great college education is the best investment you can make in your future. And at Elmhurst College, we work hard to make that investment an affordable one.
Elmhurst offers a comprehensive range of need- and merit-based financial aid programs, including scholarships, grants, loans and student employment. Approximately 95% of full-time students receive some form of financial aid, and admission decisions at Elmhurst are made independently from any consideration of financial need.
Transfer Students – Elmhurst gives preference to students with cumulative grade point averages of 2.5 and above after 30 semester hours of college level work. Serious consideration will be given to applicants with averages between 2.0 and 2.49.
First Year Students - Elmhurst seeks students who show evidence of their ability to complete college-level work based on high school performance. We give preference to students who have completed 16 academic units, including three units of English; two units each of mathematics, laboratory science, and social studies; and seven units in additional college preparatory subjects.
Other Cool Facts
Applying to Elmhurst is easy! You will need to submit a college application with official transcripts from high school and all college level institutions attended, if applicable. Also, first year students will need to submit official ACT or SAT scores.