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.principiacollege.edu/apply
Address: 1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, IL 62028-9799
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 447
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 68%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 6 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 447 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,470
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,470
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $28,616

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Principia College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Principia College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 34

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $29,470
Out-of-state $29,470
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 83 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 83 98% $28,616
Student loan aid 42 49% $5,667

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 446 98% $27,301
Federal student loans 0 0% $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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 149 75 74
Percent admitted 100% 93% 91%
Percent admitted who enrolled 67% 73% 61%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 447
Undergraduate enrollment 447
Graduate enrollment 0

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 Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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