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Elizabethtown College, founded in 1899, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Its 185-acre campus is located in Elizabethtown, 20 miles from Harrisburg.

Website: www.etown.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,671
Undergraduate
Students
(61.9%) 1,035 Women
(38.1%) 636 Men
64
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 3,030 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$60,460
Tuition and Fees
$46,940
Room and Board
$11,370
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$36,219
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,839
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
128
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Elizabethtown Population
11,560
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia, Baltimore, Harrisburg, Lancaster
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
84% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Blue Jay
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3% Asian
3.1% Black/African-American
3.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
87.2% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students
2.5% from 23 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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