Commencement 2018

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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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#3 U.S. News & World Report's Best Undergraduate Teaching (Regional Universities Midwest)
#9 U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges for Veterans (Regional Universities Midwest)
#11 U.S. News & World Report's Best Regional Universities Midwest
#9 Forbes' Best Value Colleges in Illinois

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

I'm...

  • mastering the art of walking backwards as a "Jaywalker" student tour guide
  • going to present psychology research at a national conference
  • leading a project to create a commuter student lounge

Elmhurst values diversity—it’s the foundation of everything we try to do as a college and as a community.

Madiha Ahmed ’19

I'm...

  • double majoring in finance and economics
  • a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity
  • a top-ranked League of Legends player

I definitely found a family here.

David Seering ’21

I'm...

  • a finance major from the West Side of Chicago
  • passionately committed to social justice
  • graduating in three years

Everyone is friendly and supportive. They want to see you succeed.

Rosalie Navarrete ’18

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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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Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

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