Principia College

Principia College Ranking

country rank: 1455
world rank: 4578

University Overview

Principia College ranking, established in 1912, is a non-profit private liberal arts college based in the rural setting of Elsah, Illinois (population range of under 2,500). Principia College ranking, officially associated with the Christian-Protestant faith and approved by the Higher Learning Commission, is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational US higher education university. In a variety of fields of research, Principia College provides classes and programmes leading to formally recognised higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. licenses, diplomas, associate or base degrees), bachelor degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 108-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education agency has an acceptance rate of 90-100 percent, rendering it a least selective college. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, recreational facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative resources at Principia College.

Principia College Ranking

University Identity

Name Principia College
Founded 1912
Motto As The Sowing, The Reaping
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1 Maybeck Place Elsah 62028-9799 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (618) 374 2131
Fax +1 (618) 374 5500

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported

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 90-100%
Admission Office 1 Maybeck Place Elsah 62028-9799 (618) 374 5181 800 277 4648

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation The Church of Christ, Scientist - www.tfccs.com

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Principia College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 140,170 physical volumes, 4,954 physical media, 12,698 digital/electronic medium and 78 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Principia College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 627 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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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