Office of Admission

Welcome to Elmhurst College

Stellar education. Midwestern heart. A place to belong.

Greetings from the Elmhurst College Office of Admission! During this time of uncertainty, there is one thing you can be certain of: We’re here for you.

The College is planning to return to in-person learning and living in the fall (read President VanAken’s letter about our plans). In the meantime, you can count on our staff to help you navigate the enrollment process.

Call or email us anytime for answers to your questions. And here are even more ways to connect:

Contact us at (630) 617-3400 or and let us know how we can help.

Ready to get started?

First-Year Students

Your first year at Elmhurst sets the path for a successful undergraduate experience. A variety of programs and activities await you!

Transfer and Adult Students

We’ll help you make a smooth transition to Elmhurst, whether you’re transferring from another school or an adult student seeking flexible online and evening classes.

Graduate Students

The College offers master’s degree and certificate programs in many fields, including business, health care, technology and education.

Military and Veteran Students

Elmhurst is a Yellow Ribbon program participant and a Military Friendly® school committed to supporting our active-duty military and veteran students.

International Students

At Elmhurst, we welcome students from around the world. We offer merit-based scholarships and dedicated support for international students.


The Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA) offers an educational, social, and independent-living experience especially for young adults with differing abilities.

Financial Aid at Elmhurst

We’re committed to making your Elmhurst education affordable with generous financial aid packages, with 100 percent of our students receiving some form of financial aid. Assistance can come in the form of grants, loans, scholarships and student employment.

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