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Ursinus College
  • 4 Year
  • COLLEGEVILLE, PA

Report Card

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

editorial

Ursinus is an above-average private college located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,457 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Ursinus acceptance rate is 79%. Popular majors include Biology, Economics, and Psychology. Graduating 81% of students, Ursinus alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,900.

About

601 E. MAIN ST
COLLEGEVILLE, PA 19426
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Centennial Conference

Ursinus College Rankings

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

UC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1150-1350
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$30,421 / 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
$37,320 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 29 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 34 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 34 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,457 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
15
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
41%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Friendly
    48%
  • Ignorant, but nice
    16%
  • Chill
    12%
  • Intellectual
    12%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 40 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Supportive
    38%
  • Community
    29%
  • Encoouraging
    13%
  • Phony
    8%
  • Waste
    8%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
81%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
68%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

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