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Elizabethtown College
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  • 4 Year
  • ELIZABETHTOWN, PA

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2.9.2024

Elizabethtown College has a beautiful 204-acre residential campus located in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. We hope you will visit us and learn why so many of our students find our campus so exceptional. Whether you'd like to visit in person or virtually, we invite you to discover all that Elizabethtown College has to offer this spring! Learn More

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1 ALPHA DR
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA 17022
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Landmark Conference
From Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown College is a private four-year college located in central Pennsylvania. Etown combines the most sought-after professional programs, guaranteed high-impact experiences like research, internships, and cross-cultural study, with a 124+ year tradition of learning to think critically, analyze deeply, and communicate effectively. Etown offers an essential education that makes 98% of our graduates agree they have what it takes to be successful.

No other college will engage you in finding and pursuing your life's calling, your life's work, and your most fulfilling future like we do.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
79%
SAT Range
1070-1280
ACT Range
24-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,534 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,157 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 46 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 54 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 54 responses

Majors

Educate for Service

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At Elizabethtown College, our motto is Educate for Service. But it's more than just words. We live it. We look after each other—volunteering at soup kitchens, tutoring local children, and serving in community-based projects. We consider the repercussions of the choices we make in pursuit of our life and career goals and our graduates go on to become a force for good in the world.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,756 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
28%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Academic focused and socially involved
    59%
  • Rather athletic
    21%
  • Affluent
    7%
  • Outgoing
    7%
  • Nerdy
    3%
  • On the go
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
90%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 41 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Small, but beautiful
    37%
  • Small, but beautiful and homey
    34%
  • A family friendly, small and homey college
    17%
  • You get out what you put in
    6%
  • I have not seen dorms but the campus is beautiful
    3%
  • Strict
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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