Office of Admission

Welcome to Elmhurst University

Stellar education. Midwestern heart. A place to belong.

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

We have adapted our admission process to make it easier to connect and to apply. You can call us at (630) 617-3400 or email anytime for answers to your questions—or reach out on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and Twitter.

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

A male military veteran student on the campus of Elmhurst University.

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.

Launch Experience

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.

Learn More About Financial Aid

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How We Rank

We are consistently top-ranked in what matters most.

2022-2023 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings badge for Best Regional Universities
2022-2023 U.S. News and Report Best Colleges rankings badge for Social Mobility
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