Academics

Your Path to a Bright Future

Choose from 63 majors, 15 graduate degree programs and a variety of certificate programs. Whichever path you take, we’ll empower you to succeed.

At Elmhurst, you’ll join a collaborative community of dedicated teachers and enthusiastic learners. In partnership with your professors, you’ll take on substantive research or undertake real-world projects. Along the way, you’ll discover not just what you want to do, but who you want to become.

Undergraduate Programs

Choose from 63 majors, 15 preprofessional programs and 44 study abroad locations. At Elmhurst, you can tailor your education to meet your goals.

Graduate Studies

Choose from 15 master’s programs and a variety of graduate-level certificates. This is graduate school on your terms, built around your schedule and priorities.

Evening and Online Degree Completion Programs

Complete your bachelor’s degree in evening classes or online. Designed for working adults, these programs offer a fast track to success.

Certificate Programs

Boost your career with a certificate in everything from GIS to nursing to network administration.

ELSA (Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy)

For young adults with developmental disabilities, ELSA offers a four-year academic experience with a focus on strategies for independent living.

Meet Our Students

I'm...

  • the events chair for the Spiritual Life Council and Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority
  • passionate about stopping animal cruelty
  • a huge fan of Harry Potter and Game of Thrones

I love how small Elmhurst is, and that if I ever need help, it’s easy to find.

Janisa Hicks ’19

I'm...

  • an information systems major
  • interning at the CME Group in downtown Chicago
  • a huge fan of chicken parmesan and the White Sox

What I like about Elmhurst is that it’s small but not too small. There’s always something to do.

Jake Depaul ’18

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