Signature Success.Stories of Our Students Living Our Mission

We believe that learning is most noble when used to benefit others, regardless of chosen career path. We prepare our students to lead rich lives of purpose and meaning, while advancing independent thought, personal integrity and social responsibility. These are the foundations for a life of learning.

Class of 2017

The Class of 2017's senior class gift is a community well that provides water to almost 300 residents in Port Loko, Sierra Leone.

Gift That Keeps Giving

Engineering For Society

Jake Evans, Buck Kauffman, and David Good created a prototype vest to help in the physical therapy of a 3-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy.

Engineering a Passion

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Entrepreneurship is not something that should be kept within the business world. Cross-major groups present their products to Lancaster Angel Network.

Students Impress Investors


Nothing underscores the strength of an Elizabethtown College education more powerfully than the great work of our graduates. They have gone on to achieve career distinction and personal fulfillment in all walks of life. More importantly, they stay engaged and give back to their alma mater. It is no surprise that 99% of our recent graduates have either found full-time employment or are enrolled in a graduate school program less than one year after leaving "the Blue Jay nest".

The New York Times Ranked E-town #23 in the nation among private colleges and universities in graduating Pell grant recipients.
Elizabethtown College is ranked #6 out of the 153 PA College and Universities on value added to mid-career earnings.
The Brookings Institution reported that E-town College grads had mid-career earnings of $85,500
99% of Etown Grads have at least one faculty memeber who made them excited about learning compared to 63% nationally.

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