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Elizabethtown College
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  • 4 Year
  • ELIZABETHTOWN, PA

Report Card

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

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Elizabethtown is an above-average private, Christian college located in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania in the Lancaster Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,503 undergraduate students. The Elizabethtown acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Business, Health Professions, and Communications. Graduating 69% of students, Elizabethtown alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $42,900.

About

ONE ALPHA DRIVE
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA 17022
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Landmark Conference

Elizabethtown College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Etown Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1080-1290
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$28,198 / 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
$31,886 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 39 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 43 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    89%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,503 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
226
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
28%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Academic focused and socially involved
    68%
  • Rather athletic
    26%
  • On the go
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 31 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 57 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Small, but beautiful
    50%
  • Small, but beautiful and homey
    38%
  • A family friendly, small and homey college
    8%
  • I have not seen dorms but the campus is beautiful
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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