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Principia College

Elsah, IL
University Website: www.principiacollege.edu
Apply Online: www.principiacollege.edu/admissions/apply
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Principia College (commonly referred to as Principia or Prin) is a private liberal arts college located in Elsah, Illinois, United States. A four-year coeducational institution, Principia College was founded in 1912 by Mary Kimball Morgan. The institution is a designated National Historic Landmark by the United States Department of the Interior and in 2009, Forbes rated it 57th of America's Best Colleges.

Principia College campus sits on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River between Alton and Grafton. The campus is located on rural total of 2,500 acres (10 km2) acres in the Metro East region of Southern Illinois, thirty miles north of St. Louis.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $25,200.00 avg tuition

1 Maybeck Place
Elsah, IL 62028-9799
(618) 374-2131

Apply online Admissions:
www.principiacollege.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.principiacollege.edu/finaid

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Principia College

Statistics:
Applied 209
Admitted 168 80%
Enrolled total 103
Full Time: 103
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 458 635
SAT Math 460 633
SAT Writing 458 643
ACT Composite 21 30
ACT English 21 29
ACT Math 21 28
ACT Writing 6 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Principia College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $25,200.00 $25,200.00 $25,200.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $440.00 $440.00 $440.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $840.00 $840.00 $840.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,500.00 $5,620.00 $750.00
Other Expenses $750.00 $750.00 $750.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $100.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $900.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 87%
Percent receiving grant aid 87%
Avg amount of grant aid $20,198.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 59%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,060.00

Principia College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Environmental Biology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
ENGINEERING
Engineering Science X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology and Anthropology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Illinois

Name Amount Deadline
Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows Program $2500 February 01, 2015
Peters Foundation Scholarship $5000 April 01, 2015
ASSE Northeastern Illinois Chapter Scholarship $2000 December 01, 2014
Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1250 January 31, 2015
IPLSA Scholarship $1000 November 15, 2014
CPA Exam Award - Illinois CPA Society $750 November 15, 2014
Six Meter Club of Chicago Scholarship $500 January 31, 2015
Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship $500 January 31, 2015
IPLSA Community College Scholarship $500 November 15, 2014
Ernest Morgan Memorial Scholarship Varies March 15, 2015
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