Principia College in Elsah

Elsah, IL

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Overview

Principia College offers 92-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 6:1. Acceptance Rate is 79%. The most popular test is SAT - 84% of students submitted it in comparison to 52% of students who submitted ACT. 49% are women, and 51% are men. 17% percents of international students. Principia College is a member of 5 athletic associations. Total price of living is between $28850 and $39500 per year.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Principia College is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Principia College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000--
$30,001 - $48,000--
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 5130

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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24%

Types of financial aids

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467 of Principia College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 95 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Principia College number 72 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Illinois.

Students at Principia College awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Principia College.

Study abroad

Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

2 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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79%

In comparison to National Average

Principia College acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 68%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 11%.

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79%
ABOVE AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 64%, so Principia College acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 15%.

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79%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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72%

Total

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72%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

88%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Principia College full-time retention rate is 88% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school offers quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Principia College students submitting SAT scores

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84%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1390 - 1766

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 460 - 590
Math: 470 - 608
Writing: 460 - 568

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Principia College students submitting ACT scores

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52%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
21 - 27

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 21 - 28
Math: 20 - 27
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Principia College is 6:1, that means that for every 6 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

6:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

86
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17%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Principia College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Principia College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Principia College offers 92 programs in total: 92 are for Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 312 universities in Illinois state. Principia College is one of the few institutions in Illinois that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Illinois state average data to help you compare.

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Principia College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 501 students with 15028 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Principia College

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Beautiful setting for a college. Many great minds began their intellectual journey here.

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Its so amazing to be here Every body is nice

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Visited this college for a track meet the facilities for their small size of spectacular

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Location & Website

Address: 1 Maybeck Place

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +6183742131

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: principiacollege.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

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