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Top 4 Reasons to Attend Elizabethtown

  • A 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and average class size of 18 provides students with meaningful interactions with engaging faculty, 90 percent hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field.
  • Students become global citizens as they communicate, live alongside, learn from and serve among people from diverse ethnic, linguistic and cultural settings.
  • Experiential learning is emphasized at Elizabethtown. Students are prepared to take risks leading to growth through independent and collaborative research opportunities, internships and externships, field placement assignments and service learning.
  • Students prepare to lead lives of purpose. They not only will learn foundational skills for employment but also the skills for life-work changes, evolving throughout a lifetime.

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Elizabethtown College is the perfect size. With 1,800 students and a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, you get to know your professors and classmates. Stand out as a student leader, excel in academics and impress us with your talent on the field or on the stage -- at Elizabethtown, you'll be noticed.


Our graduates are successful. Directly after graduation, 100 percent of students are employed. Discover more outcomes.

The Right Fit

Fit is not an SAT score or grade point average. We consider the whole person and their potential. Determine if the fit is right.


Join a club. Play a sport. Volunteer. Write for the paper. Run for office. Work on campus. You get the idea. There's plenty of ways to get involved!


We have remained true to our heritage of service, non-violence and justice, while continuing to move forward.  Discover more about our Heritage.


Hand-craft your education by pairing some! Study Abroad. Intern. Do research with your professors. Know more about how you'll be challenged.


You'll have strong academic and personal support, from your first-year to retirement. Learn more about our many forms of support.

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