Elmhurst College Rankings

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In the World#2101 of 14178
In North America#645 of 2629
In the United States#593 of 2528
In Illinois#24 of 100
In Elmhurst#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Church of Christ
Acceptance rate
68%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$22,791 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,891
Graduates
562
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Elmhurst College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%67%69%
Applicants4,1751,6092,540
Admissions2,8301,0741,743
Freshmen enrolled full time526206320
Freshmen enrolled part time11

510 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

166 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
410 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1210
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Elmhurst College are 990-1210 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
160 or 30%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

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

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2061 (60%)
Hispanic762 (22%)
Asian204 (6%)
Black or African American176 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown114 (3%)
Two or more races80 (2%)
Nonresident Alien45 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,791/year
Average aid awarded
$24,796
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,903
$30-48K$17,837
$48-75K$19,703
$75-110K$23,604
$110K+$28,345

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$37,454$31,667
Tuition in-state$37,454$31,667
Tuition out-of-state$37,454$31,667
Fee in-district$300$300
Fee in-state$300$300
Fee out-of-state$300$300

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity981
Combined charge for room and board$10,510
Room charge$6,244
Meal charge$4,266

Elmhurst College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse6256
Business Administration and Management, General2675
Psychology, General93
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General2923
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other48
Biology & Biological Sciences, General38
Kinesiology and Exercise Science35
Industrial and Organizational Psychology32
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels29
Marketing & Marketing Management, General26
Finance, General21
Accounting21
English Language and Literature, General20
Computer Science18
Occupational Therapy & Therapist18
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration17
Sociology17
Speech Communication and Rhetoric15
Management Science15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching86
Education, General14
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management13
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management13
Public Health, General13
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other13
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching12
Special Education and Teaching, General93
Music Management11
Music Teacher Education11
Chemistry, General11
Mathematics, General11
History, General10
Communication and Media Studies, Other10
Graphic Design10
Political Science and Government, General9
Signal & Geospatial Intelligence8
Information Technology8
Music, General7
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects7
Geography6
Spanish Language and Literature6
Information Science & Studies6
Jazz & Jazz Studies6
Philosophy5
International Business & Trade & Commerce4
Organizational Communication, General4
Economics, General4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications4
Music Theory and Composition3
Physics, General3
Music Performance, General3
Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies3
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies3
History Teacher Education2
Urban Studies & Affairs2
Art & Art Studies, General2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Biology Teacher Education1
Transportation & Mobility Management1
Art Teacher Education1
Project Management1
Grand Total745281
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%66%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%

Publications & Citations

Publications
555
Citations
24,767

Publication count by topic

Psychology
197
Physics
71
Medicine
37
Sociology
35
Biology
28
Political science
28
Computer science
21
Business
17
Philosophy
16
Economics
15
History
14
Art
14
Mathematics
10
Engineering
7
Geography
6
Chemistry
5
Geology
3
Environmental science
1
Materials science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics11006,788
Psychology11598,755
Mathematics13065,236
Sociology1723521
Philosophy205810
Political science253581
Geography2617180
Art26783
History28903
Economics3145105
Medicine3395640
Geology347326
Biology3926503
Computer science4014238
Business423233
Chemistry508179
Materials science521017
Engineering53019

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990684
1991378
1992583
19931251
1994958
1995566
1996587
19971175
19981877
199911124
200012157
200119209
20028189
20038261
20048278
200510264
200618302
200720395
200817500
200913601
2010191029
2011241301
2012231359
2013291481
2014251422
2015301463
2016282065
2017182228
2018252019
2019172185
2020232318

General info

Alternative namesEC
Founded1871
WikipediaElmhurst University
MottoIn lumine tuo videbimus lumen
In Thy light shall we see light
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff537
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, Illinois, 60126-3296
United States
City population45,000
Phone6302794100
Fax+1 (630) 617 5501

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