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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#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...

  • a finance and international business major
  • a huge coffee fan and worked at the Frick Center coffee bar
  • known to put Sriracha hot sauce on anything

My study abroad trip [to Rome and other European cities] helped me get the internship. My interviewer was Italian and we made a connection.

Olivia Parks ’18

I'm...

  • an orientation student leader and coordinator
  • looking to make an impact as a high school history teacher
  • always up for a Burrito Bowl from Chipotle

I wouldn’t be the same without my OSL family. There are so many great relationships.

Claire Sychta ’18

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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Upcoming Events

Spring Art Capstone Exhibition

Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Elmhurst College Mall

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