Elmhurst University

Elmhurst University Ranking

country rank: 499
world rank: 1357

University Overview

Elmhurst College ranking, established in 1871, is a non-profit private higher education organization based in the suburban setting of Elmhurst, Illinois (population range of 10,000-49,999). Elmhurst College (EC) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education organization formally associated with the Christian-Protestant faith that is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Elmhurst College (EC) provides courses and services in a variety of fields that contribute to officially accredited higher education degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 149-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate ranges from 60 to 70%, rendering this US higher education institution very selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. EC also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Elmhurst University Ranking

University Identity

Name Elmhurst University
Acronym EU
Founded 1871
Motto In lumine tuo videbimus lumen In Thy light shall we see light
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 190 Prospect Avenue Elmhurst 60126-3096 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (630) 279 4100
Fax +1 (630) 617 5501

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 190 Prospect Avenue Elmhurst 60126-3296 (630) 617 3400 800 697 1871

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Church of Christ - www.ucc.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Elmhurst College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 181,705 physical volumes, 8,770 physical media, 307,524 digital/electronic medium and 95 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Elmhurst College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 973 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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