Ursinus College Rankings

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In the World#2531 of 14178
In North America#784 of 2629
In the United States#720 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#36 of 155
In Collegeville#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
79%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$30,421 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,472
Male:Female Ratio
49:51
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Ursinus College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%75%83%
Applicants3,5301,7101,820
Admissions2,7921,2871,505
Freshmen enrolled full time431220211

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
310 or 72%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1150
or below

75% of them
had 1350
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Ursinus College are 1150-1350 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
74 or 17%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Ursinus College are 24-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
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

White1064 (72%)
Hispanic118 (8%)
Black or African American113 (8%)
Asian60 (4%)
Two or more races48 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown47 (3%)
Nonresident Alien20 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,421/year
Average aid awarded
$37,320
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,780
$30-48K$21,028
$48-75K$24,793
$75-110K$28,211
$110K+$34,917

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$53,610
Tuition in-state$53,610
Tuition out-of-state$53,610

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,353
Combined charge for room and board$13,120
Room charge$8,750
Meal charge$4,370

Ursinus College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General51
Applied Economics39
Exercise Physiology37
Psychology, General33
Mass Communication & Media Studies26
Biochemistry17
English Language and Literature, General16
Neuroscience13
Computer Science13
Mathematics, General13
History, General11
Political Science and Government, General10
Environmental Studies8
International Relations and Affairs6
Physics, General5
Chemistry, General4
Music History, Literature, and Theory4
East Asian Studies3
Dance, General2
Sociology and Anthropology2
Philosophy2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
Religion & Religious Studies1
Education, General1
Pre-Engineering1
Spanish Language and Literature1
French Language and Literature1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Grand Total322
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate81%77%86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%

Publications & Citations

Publications
779
Citations
12,597

Publication count by topic

Psychology
121
Political science
66
Medicine
63
Sociology
59
Chemistry
55
Biology
51
Economics
47
Computer science
42
Physics
41
History
40
Mathematics
39
Art
29
Geography
25
Philosophy
22
Business
14
Materials science
8
Engineering
7
Geology
6
Environmental science
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science1300523
Philosophy130852
History142046
Economics14831,320
Art153125
Geography1590705
Sociology1924367
Psychology20302,135
Physics2075940
Business2534323
Computer science26651,100
Mathematics2877555
Geology309754
Biology31921,247
Chemistry3563757
Medicine3605510
Engineering3865105
Materials science3938204
Environmental science489612

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990617
1991830
19921117
1993830
1994329
1995434
19961256
19971048
19981145
19991080
20001086
20011097
20027140
200312133
200412217
200512213
200629299
200725307
200824370
200923361
201027500
201122523
201226561
201335640
201455691
201554744
201648811
201745823
201843850
2019421061
2020531289

General info

Alternative namesUC
Founded1869
WikipediaUrsinus College
MottoSuper Firmum Fundamentum Dei
On the Firm Foundation of God
Colorsred, old gold, black
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff400
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address601 E. Main St
Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 19426-1000
United States
City population5,000
Phone6104093000
Fax+1 (610) 409 3662

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