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Elizabethtown College Stats, Info and Facts

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2,417 Students

74% Admitted

  • 1,735 full time
  • 524 part time
  • 686 men full time
  • 1,207 women full time
  • 3,665 applied
  • 2,411 admitted
  • 523 enrolled

1,671 Undergraduates

$32,000 Tuition/Year

  • 34 Graduates
  • 88 Non-Degree
  • $32,000 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $11,370 room & board
  • $1,100 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Church of Brethren
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Blue jays
School Colors: Blue and gray
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Elise from Aberdeen, MD
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  • Elizabethtown College is a school that feels like home. There are so many ways to get involved and meet people on campus that there is never a dull moment. I…

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  • Anonymous
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  • Etown is a small, rural, liberal arts school where students can really get to know each other and the professors. While the small size limits the spread of majors offered,…

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  • Shannon
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  • Although the price to go to Elizabethtown may seem intimidating, you never actually pay the full dollar shown. Elizabethtown College offers many scholarship opportunities to allow you to attend the…

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Mission Statement

"Molded by a commitment to educate for service, Elizabethtown College is a community of learners dedicated to educating students intellectually, socially, aesthetically, and ethically for lives of service and leadership as citizens of the world. As a comprehensive institution, the College offers academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professionalstudies. Combining classroom instruction with experiential learning, these programs advance independent thought, personal integrity, and social responsibility as the foundations for a life of learning. Founded by members of the Church of the Brethren, the College believes that learning is most noble when used to benefit others and affirms the values of peace, non-violence, human dignity, and social justice."

Elizabethtown College
  • Located in Elizabethtown, PA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,417 students enrolled
  • 74% admitted
  • $32,000 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Lizzie
  • I am a current student here

    I love it here. The scenery is beautiful and it is a nice small school.

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  • 5
  • Shanae from Newark, DE
  • I am a current student here

    I enjoy being at Elizabethtown. There is always something to do, and something going. There are many student run events. This college has a great sense of community and friendliness. Many students can leave their personal belongings and do not have to worry about theft. This school is not only about education, but integrity and respect.

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  • 5
  • Kenya from West Chester, PA
  • I am a current student here

    I've met some pretty amazing friends here, due largely to the Peer Group program, which matches a group of incoming first years (usually between 14 and 18 students) with two upperclassmen. The kids in the group have a class together, that's just the Peer Group, call the First Year Seminar. The bonds I formed with my Peer Group are really strong, and of the 15 other kids in my group, I still talk to eight on a regular basis, and I consider three of them to be my closest friends at Etown. It's really easy to meet people and make friends at Etown, and I love that about it.

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  • Allan from Sellersville, PA
  • I am a current student here

    I quickly met my closest friends at Elizabethtown shortly after arriving on campus. Since the campus is so small, it is extremely easy to get to know people--the first-year program allows students the ability to form a close-knit community right away. Since classes are small, I have found making friends easy. There are plenty of clubs from which to choose on campus and the campus is within easy access of Harrisburg, Hershey, and Lancaster. Some students do go home for the weekend which can be a downer, but my friends and I remain on campus almost every weekend and manage to have a good time.

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