Here, you’ll find a supportive learning community, great opportunities and a place to belong.
U.S. News ranks Elmhurst as one of the most innovative schools in the Midwest!
Get ready for an outstanding education at the intersection of the liberal arts and the real world.
Learn in small classes taught by faculty who believe in you. From business and nursing to jazz studies and art history, our 70-plus majors open the doors to opportunity.
Our graduate programs are practical, flexible and tailored to meet the needs of employers. Choose from more than 20 options in health care, business, education and technology.
Complete your bachelor’s degree in evening classes or online. Designed for working adults, our degree completion programs put you on the fast track to success.
Gain an edge in the job market with a certificate in fields like GIS, nursing and cybersecurity. Our graduate and undergraduate certificate programs are designed for working professionals.
Designed for young adults with differing abilities, ELSA offers a four-year academic experience with a focus on strategies for independent living.
The curriculum was very rich and pertinent. It was what I was looking for and what I wanted to learn.Nina Thomas ’19
At Elmhurst, you’re not just an ‘A’ or a ‘B.’ Who you are as a person is what matters.Natalia Wehr ’19
Elmhurst has a really solid nursing program, and I like the small-school environment that it offers. I chose nursing because I really enjoy helping people. I think that’s my purpose in life, to serve others.Dennis Arreaza ’23
I’m so grateful for the scholarship and for Elmhurst in general. Everyone is so supportive and accepting. It really feels like another home to me.Lily Rizo-DuBois ’22
I get constant support and reassurance from my advisors. The environment here has always challenged me. Elmhurst helps you become the best version of yourself.Thomas Sullivan ’19
I feel welcome. Everybody wants to see me succeed. I feel like that’s just so special to this University.Will Lyles ’20
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