Elmhurst College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,354
2.4% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,776
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
65.5%
4,299 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,421
84.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
68.4%
349 Graduates

About

Elmhurst College is a higher education institution located in DuPage County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Elmhurst College were General Psychology (107 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (64 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (48 degrees).

In 2020, 1,058 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Elmhurst College. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (726 degrees), 4.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (181 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Elmhurst College is $38,354, which is $15,824 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Elmhurst College is $38,354, which is $15,824 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,776.

In 2020, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,354
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Elmhurst College was $38,354. The cost of tuition at Elmhurst College is $15,824 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$21,776
2020 Value
4.45%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Elmhurst College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,776. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Elmhurst College grew by 4.45%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,005
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Elmhurst College was of $8,005 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 0.908% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Elmhurst College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.08% with respect to 2019, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Elmhurst College received 4,299 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.97% annual growth. Out of those 4,299 applicants, 2,817 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,421 students enrolled at Elmhurst College in 2020, and 76% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Elmhurst College has an overall enrollment yield of 17%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,817
Accepted Out of 4,299

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Elmhurst College was 65.5% (2,817 admissions from 4,299 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 67.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 2.97%, while admissions declined by −0.459%.

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SAT Scores

76%
Submission Percentage
361
Scores Submitted

76% of enrolled first-time students at Elmhurst College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Elmhurst College has a total enrollment of 3,421 students. The full-time enrollment at Elmhurst College is 2,877 students and the part-time enrollment is 544. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Elmhurst College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Elmhurst College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.3% White, 24.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.87% Asian, 5.7% Black or African American, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.205% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.175% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Elmhurst College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.7%), followed by White Male (20.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.9%), followed by White Male (11.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Elmhurst College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,421 students. The full-time enrollment at Elmhurst College is 2,877 and the part-time enrollment is 544. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Elmhurst College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Elmhurst College was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Elmhurst College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,961
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    833
  3. Asian
    235

The enrolled student population at Elmhurst College is 57.3% White, 24.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.87% Asian, 5.7% Black or African American, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.205% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.175% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 59 students (1.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 284 more women than men received degrees from Elmhurst College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Elmhurst College is white (726 degrees awarded). There were 4.01 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (181 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Elmhurst College is General Psychology (107 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (64 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (48 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Elmhurst College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (130 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (3 degrees), and English (36 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elmhurst College are Accountants & auditors (1,014,895 people), Other managers (848,540 people), Financial managers (524,945 people), Chief executives & legislators (426,927 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (379,507 people).

The most specialized majors at Elmhurst College are Psychology (130 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (3 degrees), English (36 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Business (331 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elmhurst College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Elmhurst College are Psychology (130 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (3 degrees), English (36 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Business (331 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elmhurst College are Elementary & secondary schools (1,129,240 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (692,898 people), Computer Systems Design (572,897 people), Banking & related activities (524,300 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (512,732 people).

The most specialized majors at Elmhurst College are Psychology (130 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (3 degrees), English (36 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Business (331 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Elmhurst College.
Most Common
  1. 107 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 64 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 48 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Elmhurst College was General Psychology with 107 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

387
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
671
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 387 degrees were awarded to men at Elmhurst College, which is 0.577 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (671).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Elmhurst College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.98 times less than the 49 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 103 degrees were awarded to women at Elmhurst College in Registered Nursing, which is 12.9 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 51% of students graduating from Elmhurst College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Elmhurst College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.72% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    726 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    181 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Elmhurst College is white (726 degrees awarded). There were 4.01 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (181 degrees).

3.21% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    470 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    256 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Elmhurst College is white female (470 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (256 degrees).

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Operations

Elmhurst College has an endowment valued at nearly $109M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.74M (3.44%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Elmhurst College had a total salary expenditure of $70.7M. Elmhurst College employs 56 Professors, 47 Assistant professors, and 33 Associate professors. Most academics at Elmhurst College are Female Professors (32), Female Assistant professors(30), and Male Professors (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elmhurst College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 72 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 50 employees, and Management with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$109M
2020 Endowment
3.27%
decline from 2019

Elmhurst College has an endowment valued at about $109M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Elmhurst College declined 3.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $69M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.28M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Elmhurst College received $4.28M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.4M
2020 Salaries
28.1%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Elmhurst College paid a median of $43.4M in salaries, which represents 61.4% of their overall expenditure ($70.7M) and a 28.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.98% growth from 2018 and a 11% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.8M
Instructional Salaries
158
Number of Employees

In 2020, Elmhurst College paid a total of $11.8M to 158 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
56 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
72 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Elmhurst College were Professor with 56 employees; Assistant professor with 47 employees; and Assistant professor with 33 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elmhurst College were Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 50 employees; and Management with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Elmhurst College was Female Professor with 32 employees, Female Assistant professor with 30 employees, and Male Professor with 24 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Elmhurst College.

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