Elizabethtown College

One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298

About Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown College is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards one master’s degree in a field other than education and business. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,322
Student Age% Under 2582%
 % 25 and Over18%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time81%
 % Part-time19%
Race/Ethnicity% White89.6%
 % Black3.5%
 % Asian1.8%
 % Latino2.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown0.1%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingTown/Rural
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted75%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled20%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT88%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800600 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800610 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$33,250
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$33,250
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid98%
 % Undergraduates with Loans81%
 % Undergraduates with Grants94%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$700
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,500
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,500
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$750
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$750
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$750

Neighborhood Data for the Elizabethtown Area

Median Age31.9
Median Household Income$48,310
Total Population11,587
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.0% 53.0%
 Age 0-954.6%45.4%
 Age 10-1746.4%53.6%
 Age 18-2445.2%54.8%
 Age 25-2951.7%48.3%
 Age 30-3950.1%49.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White91.2%
 % Black3.0%
 % Asian2.4%
 % Latino4.5%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,500
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,500
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$583
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50086.5%14.1%7.1%
 $500 to $7490.0%65.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.5%15.2%53.6%
 Over $10000.0%5.7%1.4%
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