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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...

  • an international student from Osaka, Japan
  • planning to market apparel or cosmetics on international level
  • surprised by the amount of squirrels on campus

The students speak out and ask questions of the professor. In Japan, the students are silent when the professor talks.

Yuki Kajihara

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

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

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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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