Principia College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One Maybeck Place

Elsah, IL 62028-9799

(618) 374-5181

(800) 277-4648

Fax: (618) 374-4000



Contact: Brian McCauley

Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address

One Maybeck Place

Elsah, IL 62028-9799

(618) 374-2131

www.prin.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 514

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 84%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B

Engineering

Engineering Science B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Principia College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(618) 374-2131
Website:www.principiacollege.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.admissions.principiacollege.edu/apply
Address:1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, IL 62028-9799
Setting:41
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:479
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:479 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$27,980
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,980
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$25,751

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Principia College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Principia College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
History1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total29

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Principia College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Principia College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,980
Out-of-state$27,980
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid7797%
Grant or scholarship aid7797%$25,751
Student loan aid4557%$5,856

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid22850%$24,587
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Principia College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Principia College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1658184
Percent admitted100%88%94%
Percent admitted who enrolled69%69%69%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Principia College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment479
Undergraduate enrollment479
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Principia College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

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