Ursinus College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania


Located about 25 miles from Philadelphia in the small town of Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Ursinus College has been finding itself moving up in the rankings recently. In fact, in the 2009 issue, U.S. News and World Report ranked Ursinus College #2 for "up-and-coming liberal arts colleges." The college's 170-acre campus boasts an excellent art museum, observatory, and new performing arts facility. Ursinus's academic excellence has earned it membership in Phi Beta Kappa. With a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and student-centered curriculum, students at Ursinus can expect a lot of quality interaction with the faculty. In athletics, the Ursinus Bears compete in the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. The college fields eleven men's and thirteen women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Health and Physical Education, International Relations, Media Studies, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1680
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1680
Faculty: 122

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 46%
Percent Female: 54%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 77%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 81%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

601 E. Main St
Collegeville Pennsylvania 19426


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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 70%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -70%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 2250

Room and Board: 10300

Tuition and Fees: 41820

Total Cost: 55370

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7295

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 96%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 74%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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