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When you are challenged, you can surprise yourself!

Elizabethtown offers more than four dozen degrees in the liberal arts, fine and performing arts, science and engineering, business, communications and education. Here, you'll join others who are preparing for lives of service and leadership as citizens of the world. Faculty will encourage you to speak your mind and share your thoughts. They'll know you by name.

  • 19 departments, 53 majors, 80+ minors/concentrations
  • Core curriculum emphasizing the arts, humanities and sciences to develop interpersonal communication, writing, creative thinking, and decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • 132 full-time faculty
  • 99 percent of full-time faculty hold doctorate or terminal degree in field
  • 12:1 student/faculty ratio
  • 16  students in average class
  • 80+ clubs and organizations
  • Named to the most recent Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition for service-learning and civic engagement
  • Ranked in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" in the Northeast:
    • First in commitment to teaching
    • The "best value" in the region
    • Fourth overall among baccalaureate colleges

The Honors ProgramHonors Program

The honors program reflects our commitment to providing hand-crafted learning opportunities. The Honors Program seeks to promote high standards of scholarship, leadership and service among those students selected for the program. Class size is deliberately kept to no more than 15 students enrolled in each course.


Study AbroadStudy Abroad

Turn the world into your classroom. Many of our students choose to study abroad at one of more than 50 different locations on six continents through one of our nine affiliate partners. Send us a postcard. Better yet. Blog about it!


Internship and Field ExperienceInternship and Field Experience

Learn by doing by putting theory into practice. Most majors require an internship and/or field experience. Work side by side with people in your industry of interest. Get real-world experience. Have fun.


Service and Leadership Service and Leadership

Service is an important quality of an Elizabethtown education, one that we consider essential to a comprehensive college experience. We provide students many  opportunities to more fully explore the meaning of our motto: "Educate for Service," Volunteer individually. Go on a service trip. Live in a service-oriented house.

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