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Located in a beautiful community minutes from Chicago, Elmhurst College is committed to helping you reach your full potential—in college and beyond.

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Elmhurst students are active, passionate and engaged in the world around them.

I'm...

  • a music business and jazz studies major
  • interested in starting a music festival some day
  • a huge fan of "Inside Out," the Amy Poehler animated movie

I want to show [my brothers and sisters] that they can live their dreams, that they can work toward something bigger than what they might otherwise imagine.

Jaime Ruiz ’20

I'm...

  • founder and president of the Pre-Dental Club
  • a first-generation college student
  • a fan of the recent “Wonder Woman” movie

I like the one-on-one interaction, the intimacy you get in class. We’re spoiled.

Jennifer Pierce ’19

I'm...

  • a two-year letter winner on the lacrosse team
  • coaching middle school lacrosse club travel teams
  • a huge fan of the Cubs and Miami Dolphins

I saw the business operations side of the Dolphins football team and decided that’s something I’d like to pursue.

Christian Galante ’19

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100 Student Organizations, Teams and Clubs

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20 NCAA Division III Teams

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2,000 Service Projects Completed by Students Each Year

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8 Fraternities and Sororities

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350 Students Participate in Greek Life

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13 Houses and Apartment Buildings

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2,000 Options for Internships and Other Professional Experiences

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100% of Full-Time, First-Year Students Receive Financial Aid at Elmhurst

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