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Principia College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

532 Students

91% Admitted

  • 455 full time
  • 4 part time
  • 252 men full time
  • 276 women full time
  • 209 applied
  • 168 admitted
  • 103 enrolled

455 Undergraduates

$27,480 Tuition/Year

  • 3 Non-Degree
  • $27,480 in state
  • $500 fees
  • $11,610 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Rural area, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Fellow CS
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  • a kind and very loving community. small classes make for more one-on-one time, and there are always tutors available. the bluffs are a great place to explore and think.…

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  • Hannah
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  • It is one of the most uplifting campus' I have ever been on, because everyone understands the importance of Christian Science. The small size of the campus means that you…

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  • adam from savannah, ga
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  • just a heads up, they only accept christian scientists. if you are not one don't waste your time researching them unless you want to spend 6 months to convert.…

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  • Prin Review
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  • Small and safe, the campus is quite nice. There is a definite bubble that many people don't seem to stray far from (based on my interactions with Prin grads and…

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  • Student
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  • It is a place to not only continue in higher education, but to explore who you are and the values and morals you want to have as a person. …

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Mission Statement

The Purpose of Principia College is to serve the Cause of Christian Science (Education at The Principia, page 227).

The mission of Principia College is to provide students of Christian Science with a comprehensive, co-educational program of liberal arts and sciences. The college is committed to academic excellence and character education. It is also dedicated to the spiritual, intellectual, moral, social, and athletic development of each student. In this context, Principia offers its students an international perspective and challenges them to be ethically strong in service to the world community.

Principia College
  • Located in Elsah, IL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 532 students enrolled
  • 91% admitted
  • $27,480 annual cost to attend


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