Graduate Programs at Elmhurst College

Why Elmhurst?

It's what graduate school ought to be...

Why wait in line to learn? At Elmhurst, you'll enjoy open access to professors, to resources, to opportunities. Our graduate programs are small by design. With serious students and talented faculty, you'll form close partnerships in pursuit of learning.

It's official: Elmhurst is among the top tier of best universities-master's colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report. More than 85 percent of the faculty hold the highest degree in their academic field.

Each of our graduate programs builds on the College's distinctive combination of liberal learning and professional preparation. Each has close connections with the world of work. Each prepares you to assume professional leadership.

At Elmhurst, you can get a master's and keep a life. You'll complete your graduate degree in about two years while enjoying the convenience of classes that meet in the evening.

Beautiful (But Not Just Beautiful)
Our campus looks like a college ought to look: big trees, broad lawns, and 24 classy red-brick buildings—fully equipped with computers and all the other high-tech tools of 21st century scholarship.

The campus draws great energy and spirit (and a lot of students) from metropolitan Chicago. Here—at the heart of a great metropolitan region—you'll meet people in all their glorious variety.

When you join our 23,000 alumni, you'll step with confidence into a life of expanding opportunity. You'll also become part of a great network of accomplished professionals.

Elmhurst is a college of the United Church of Christ. As a graduate, you'll continue your life's journey having spent important time as part of a nurturing community that stands for faith, freedom, and justice.

See for yourself!
You need to know what you're getting into when you enter graduate school. As you consider your options, we hope you'll visit our gorgeous campus. Discover first-hand what we have to offer, and meet the students and faculty who make Elmhurst "what graduate school ought to be."

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