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Principia College

Principia College is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Elsah, IL. The 2019 average net price at Principia College is $13,734. Acceptance rate is 91.95%. The school has a total enrollment of 447.
Mission Statement"The Principia shall seek to serve the Cause of Christian Science through appropriate channels...
"The Principia shall seek to serve the Cause of Christian Science through appropriate channels open to it as an educational institution." (Education at The Principia, page 228). Principia is a Christian Science community of practice where all members are students, teachers, and healers. Through transformative opportunities, a challenging curriculum, and character education based on the teachings of Christian Science, we examine, test, and strengthen our faith while developing the skills and understanding requisite for excellence. As global, outward-looking, inspired learners, we serve and better the world.

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Location: Elsah, IL
Student Body: 447
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.principiacollege.edu
Acceptance Rate: 91.95%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 91.95%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: 17%
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $28,770
Room and Board: $11,610
Books and Supplies: $1,000
Other Fees: $700
Average Net Price: $13,734
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 100
  • Men / Women Ratio: 55 / 45
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 520 - 660
  • Median SAT Math Range: 508 - 640
  • Median ACT Range: 22 - 29
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 79
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: 17%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 17
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Social Sciences: 15%
  • Visual and Performing Arts: 13%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 13%
  • Communication: 10%
  • Computer Science: 7%

Academic Programs

Principia College offers 34 Total Programs in Bachelor's Degree Level. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Social Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsPrincipia College offers 34 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
Computer Science
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 84%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 81%
  • 1st Year Retention: 88%
  • Post Graduation Salary: n/a
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 447
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 72%
  • Non-resident, alien: 18%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • Hispanic Students: 2%
  • Asian Students: 2%
  • Unknown: 2%
  • Two or more races: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%