Student Achievement

Elizabethtown College ranks among the country’s highest value-added higher education institutions, according to a new study by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program.

Its report, “Beyond College Rankings: A Value-Added Approach to Assessing Two and Four-Year Schools,” assesses how well colleges affect student post-graduation economic success. Elizabethtown College graduates had mid-career earnings that were 27% higher than predicted. Elizabethtown graduate’s actual mid-career earning average of $86,500 was 27% higher than the predicted amount.

This value-added figure places Elizabethtown College at #6 out of Pennsylvania’s 153 other four-year institutions.

Elizabethtown College is ranked

6

of 153 other PA Colleges and Universities

on value added to mid-career earnings.

First Year to Sophomore Retention Rate by Institution Type

Higher Retention Rates improve the probability of Graduating within 4 years.

*National Average = As of September 2018, the most recent national averages were prepared by NCES in December 2017 using the 2015 cohort. The national average displayed is for first-time, full-time, degree-seeking, students seeking a bachelor's degree at a 4-year institution.

Graduation Rates by Institution Type

*National Average = As of September 2018, the most recent national averages were prepared by NCES in December 2017 using the 2010 cohort. The national average displayed is for first-time, full-time, degree-seeking, students seeking a bachelor's degree at a 4-year institution.

What Graduates Think

98%

of our graduating seniors had at least one faculty member who made them excited about learning, compared to 63% nationally.

69%

of our graduating seniors had a mentor who encouraged them to establish and pursue their goals, compared to 22% nationally.

90%

of our graduating seniors believed that their professors cared about them as a person compared to 27% nationally.

Student Prestige

Our students are amazing and excellent candidates for presitigious scholarships & fellowships

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Five-Year Follow-Up Survey