Elmhurst College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Four-one-four

State: Illinois


Elmhurst College is what college ought to be. Our campus is a friendly, down-to earth place to learn. No one is lost in a crowd here. Everybody counts. Learning at Elmhurst is not about passing through an enormous, impersonal institution. It's about joining an encouraging community of learners.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3316
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Faculty: 141

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1
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Contact Information

190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst Illinois 60126

Website: http://www.elmhurst.edu

Main Email: admit@elmhurst.edu

Main Phone: 630-617-3400

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Admissions Contact:
Michelle Adams
Associate Director of Admission, Office of Admission

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
2.5 cumulative gpa from all colleges/universities attended with at least one year of college level work completed 2.75 cumulative gpa required for education and nursing majors

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses with earned grades of C or better are accepted in transfer. Courses with grades of less than C are not accepted for credit, but are calculated as part of the transfer admission gpa.

Credits (Min/Max):
Min. 32 sem. hrs required for admission to be based on only college work. If less than 32 hrs, your high school work will also be reviewed for admission. A max. of 64 hrs can be transferred in from a 2 year school and 96 hrs from a 4 year school.

Test Scores for Applying:
If a student has completed 12 semester hours of college level work or has been out of high school for 3 years or more, test scores are not required for admission.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Recommended, but not required

Essay(s) required:
Recommended, but not required

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 923

Transfers Accepted: 620

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 67%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2007



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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
2008-2009 Academic Year - Renewable scholarships are offered each year valued between $5,000 and 18,000. Scholarships are offered based on the grade-point average from previous college-level work and on the number of semester hours of college credit earned at the time of application. To be considered for a scholarship, students should complete an application for admission by March 15. To learn more about financial aid and scholarships please visit www.elmhurst.edu/finaid

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