Elizabethtown College: Statistics

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#801 of 2,597 In North America
#734 of 2,496 In the United States
#46 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#411 of 1,044 For Social Work

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Acceptance rate
86%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$25,767 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,688
Graduates
193
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
etown.edu

Elizabethtown College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 86% 85% 86%
Applicants 1,696 673 1,023
Admissions 1,454 573 881
Freshmen enrolled full time 401 171 230
Freshmen enrolled part time 4 2 2

1,089 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

251 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
344 or 85%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1080
or below

75% of them
had 1280
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Elizabethtown College are 1080-1280 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
54 or 13%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Elizabethtown College are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1611 (86%)
Hispanic 95 (5%)
Asian 52 (3%)
Black or African American 50 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 33 (2%)
Two or more races 24 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 15 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,767/year
Average aid awarded
$19,129
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $18,069
$30-48K $17,622
$48-75K $20,761
$75-110K $25,158
$110K+ $28,909

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $32,960$32,960
Tuition in-state $32,960$32,960
Tuition out-of-state $32,960$32,960

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,349
Combined charge for room and board $12,060
Room charge $5,970
Meal charge $6,090

Elizabethtown College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 12 79 17
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 59
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 44
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 32
Engineering, General 24
Psychology, General 19
Information Science & Studies 1 17
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 18
Mass Communication & Media Studies 17
Accounting 15
Political Science and Government, General 11
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 11
Human Services, General 4 6
Social Work 10
Computer and Information Sciences, General 10
Special Education and Teaching, General 10
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 9
International Business & Trade & Commerce 8
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 8
Finance, General 8
Environmental Biology 8
Sociology, General 8
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 1 5
Biotechnology 6
Computer Engineering, General 6
History, General 5
Applied Mathematics, General 5
Curriculum and Instruction 5
Music, General 4
Chemistry, General 4
Music Therapy & Therapist 4
Organizational Leadership 4
Actuarial Science 3
Biochemistry 3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 3
Public Policy Analysis, General 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 2
Fine & Studio Arts, General 2
Biology Teacher Education 2
Philosophy 2
English Language and Literature, General 2
Japanese Language and Literature 2
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Physics, General 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Physics Teacher Education 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
Mathematics, General 1
French Language and Literature 1
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 1
Graphic Design 1
Grand Total 18 448 83
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 72% 68% 74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%
  • Part-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
664
Citations
10,561

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
294 / 2,701
Psychology
166 / 5,810
Medicine
99 / 3,559
Business
96 / 1,025
Political Science
87 / 417
Sociology
81 / 889
Computer Science
78 / 882
Art & Design
55 / 121
Physics
47 / 177
Social Psychology
44 / 1,901
Biology
39 / 358
Economics
39 / 144
Engineering
36 / 625
Chemistry
35 / 201
Cognitive Science
34 / 616
Mathematics
33 / 620
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
27 / 129
Communications and Public Relations
27 / 231
History
26 / 8
Theoretical Physics
25 / 104
Social Work
24 / 387
Philosophy
23 / 325
Public Policy / Administration
22 / 120
Education Majors
22 / 253
Child Psychology
21 / 2,443
Law
21 / 73
Political Economy
20 / 92
Art History
20 / 8
Math Teachers
17 / 64
Demography
17 / 511
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
17 / 202
Gender Studies
16 / 88
Marketing
15 / 287
Human Rights Law
15 / 63
Environmental Science
14 / 296
Health Science
13 / 284
Clinical Psychology
13 / 358
Advertising
12 / 27
Criminology and Criminal Justice
11 / 19
Occupational Therapy
11 / 642

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 33
1992 9 35
1993 5 30
1994 5 36
1995 7 36
1996 6 51
1997 5 62
1998 7 54
1999 9 67
2000 11 63
2001 6 72
2002 17 118
2003 16 160
2004 19 215
2005 16 259
2006 19 264
2007 14 353
2008 24 387
2009 28 468
2010 30 524
2011 39 515
2012 48 665
2013 29 623
2014 40 701
2015 31 711
2016 47 730
2017 44 660
2018 43 711
2019 41 745
2020 59 901
2021 37 1116

Notable alumni

  1. David Trimble

    David Trimble
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacherbarrister
    Biography

    William David Trimble, Baron Trimble, PC, is a British politician who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland from 1998 to 2002, and the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) from 1995 to 2005. He was also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Upper Bann from 1990 to 2005 and the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Upper Bann from 1998 to 2007. In 2006, he was made a life peer in the House of Lords and a year later left the UUP to join the Conservative Party.

  2. David Starr

    David Starr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    professional wrestler
    Biography

    Max Barsky is an American retired professional wrestler best known by his ring name David Starr. Starr has wrestled for promotions including Combat Zone Wrestling, Evolve, Progress Wrestling, Revolution Pro Wrestling, Westside Xtreme Wrestling, Over the Top Wrestling, Ring of Honor, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He has held championships and won tournaments for companies based in Australia, North America, France, Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

  3. Carla Sands

    Carla Sands
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    actordiplomatbusiness executivepoliticianchiropractor
    Biography

    Carla J. Sands is an American businesswoman who is chair and CEO of Vintage Capital Group. During the Trump administration (2017–21) she was U.S. ambassador to Denmark.

  4. William Henry Keeler

    William Henry Keeler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-2017 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    William Henry Keeler was an American cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, from 1989 to 2007 and was elevated to the College of Cardinals in 1994. He previously served as Auxiliary Bishop and Bishop of the Diocese of Harrisburg. Keeler was President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops from 1992 to 1995.

  5. Nia Dinata

    Nia Dinata
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Nurkurniati Aisyah Dewi, better known as Nia Dinata, is an Indonesian film director. Her movies are known for tackling subjects controversial or "risky" in Indonesia such as homosexuality, migrant workers, and polygamy.

  6. Gene Garber

    Gene Garber
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Henry Eugene Garber is an American former professional baseball sidearm relief pitcher who played for four Major League Baseball (MLB) organizations from 1969 to 1988.

  7. Nathan D. Baxter

    Nathan D. Baxter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Nathan Dwight Baxter is the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania and the 1,010 in succession in the Episcopal Church. He was elected as bishop coadjutor on July 22, 2006, and consecrated on October 22, 2006. Baxter's friend Archbishop Desmond Tutu preached the sermon.

  8. Eugene W. Hickok

    Eugene W. Hickok
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Biography

    Eugene W. Hickok former United States Deputy Secretary of Education in the George W. Bush administration. His time at the Department of Education was marked by controversy, leading him to resign 15 months into his tenure. Immediately after leaving this position, he began working as a lobbyist for the Washington D.C.-based firm Dutko Worldwide. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Montpelier (Orange, Virginia), where he has taken unprecedented steps to prevent the descendants of people enslaved at this former plantation from having an input into how the organization is managed.

  9. Carl Bowman

    Carl Bowman
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in Elizabethtown College
    In 1979 graduated with Bachelor of Science in sociology
    Occupations
    sociologistcultural historian
    Biography

    Carl Bowman is an American sociologist, who is widely recognized for his studies of Anabaptist religious groups and is perhaps the foremost expert on the social and cultural history of the Church of the Brethren.

General info

Founded 1899
Motto Educate for Service
Colors blue, gray
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 443
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, 17022-2298
United States
City population 12,000
Phone 7173611000
Fax +1 (717) 361 1207

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