Elmhurst University

Elmhurst, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,791
Graduate Enrollment: 604
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: United Church of Christ

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 71.29%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 35.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,145
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1013 - 1220

2022 Median Admit ACT: 26
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 22 - 29

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 75.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 58.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 44.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 35.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 53.9%
Black: 5.5%
Hispanic: 26.4%
Asian: 7.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.6%
Non-resident alien: 2.0%
Unknown race: 2.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $50,133
In-State tuition: $39,400
Out-of-State tuition: $39,400

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,172 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,450 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,736 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,450 (2022)

Average Family Income: $78,726 (2017)
Median Family Income: $49,618 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 36.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 57.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,489 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $217 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $18,236
$30k-48k $18,276
$48k-75k $20,788
$75k-110k $26,150
$110k+ $29,277

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 56%
6-year graduation rate: 68%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,489 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,875 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 74.8% (2015)
@3 year 76.8% (2017)
@5 year 82.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 60.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 65.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $41,680 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $56,324 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 21 $19,500 $140 $30,591 ($2,549) $44,979 ($3,748)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 4
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Music. 24 $28,125 $289 $16,875 ($1,406) $32,032 ($2,669)
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 12 $26,125 $269 $28,078 ($2,340) $39,691 ($3,308)
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 30 $20,500 $207 $62,239 ($5,187)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 23 $466 $57,081 ($4,757) $56,659 ($4,722)
Master's Degree Public Health. 13
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 18 $698
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 62 $25,000 $213 $69,631 ($5,803) $75,182 ($6,265)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 56 $466 $80,349 ($6,696) $100,734 ($8,395)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 99 $19,750 $201 $48,446 ($4,037) $63,256 ($5,271)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 76 $302 $67,559 ($5,630) $100,614 ($8,385)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 22 $18,125 $191 $55,642 ($4,637) $74,897 ($6,241)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 39 $18,250 $192 $52,517 ($4,376) $78,675 ($6,556)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 8
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 28 $310 $86,097 ($7,175)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 32 $19,000 $199 $42,125 ($3,510) $68,938 ($5,745)
Bachelor's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 8
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 26 $37,854 ($3,155)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 5
Bachelor's Degree Graphic Communications. 7
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 18
Master's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 1
Master's Degree Education, General. 14
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 9
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 39 $24,064 $233 $43,638 ($3,637) $46,883 ($3,907)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 6 $46,621 ($3,885)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 30 $27,000 $276 $43,252 ($3,604) $51,697 ($4,308)
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 17 $20,000 $212
Graduate/Professional Certificate Marketing. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 10 $14,750 $156
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 38 $24,287 $217 $27,871 ($2,323) $41,268 ($3,439)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 12 $47,100 ($3,925)
Bachelor's Degree Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations. 3
Master's Degree Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 49 $23,375 $195 $29,879 ($2,490) $46,756 ($3,896)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 9
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 11
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 102 $23,000 $212 $28,905 ($2,409) $48,321 ($4,027)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 32 $347 $66,258 ($5,522) $69,730 ($5,811)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 21 $27,000 $286 $32,238 ($2,687) $66,495 ($5,541)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 10 $33,971 ($2,831)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 4
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geography and Cartography. 1
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 11
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 26 $24,505 $254 $28,441 ($2,370)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 11


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $73,800
Full time faculty: 41%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $108,660,467 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $155,413,572 (2022)