Elmhurst University Teaching Programs
Elmhurst University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Elmhurst, Illinois. Elmhurst is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
Elmhurst University Rankings
Elmhurst landed the #167 spot in our 2023 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 958 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Elmhurst.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Elmhurst has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Elmhurst University?
Contact details for Elmhurst are given below.
|Address:||190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3296|
How Do I Get Into Elmhurst?
You can apply to Elmhurst online at: https://www.elmhurst.edu/admission/apply/undergraduate-application/
Admission Requirements for Elmhurst
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Elmhurst?
Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.
Average Test Scores
About 76% of students accepted to Elmhurst submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 490 and 580.
Can I Afford Elmhurst University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Elmhurst, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $6,947 a year. That adds up to $27,788 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Elmhurst is 3.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Elmhurst University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 583 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,687 full-time undergraduates at Elmhurst, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Elmhurst University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||155|
|Hispanic or Latino||725|
Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Elmhurst University. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 27 countries are represented at Elmhurst. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, India, and Germany.
Online Learning at Elmhurst University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Elmhurst has changed over the last few years.
Online Affordability Rankings of Elmhurst
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Elmhurst University was $38,654 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Elmhurst is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Physical Education Teaching & Coaching||#31||#31|
Online Growth Rankings of Elmhurst
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Elmhurst University was 53.3%. This is the #449 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Elmhurst regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Elmhurst University Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|General Special Education||25||3||28|
|Early Childhood Education||13||5||18|
|Physical Education Teaching & Coaching||7||0||7|
|Speech Teacher Education||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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