COVID-19 Updates

We are preparing for a safe, flexible return to campus this fall.

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.

The University is planning to return to in-person learning and living in the fall (read President VanAken’s update about our plans).

In the meantime, we are adapting our admission process to make it easier to connect and to apply. You can call us at (630) 617-3400 or email admit@elmhurst.edu anytime for answers to your questions—or reach out on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and Twitter. We also encourage you to read our COVID-19 FAQ on the admission process.

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.

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.

ELSA

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.

Learn More About Financial Aid

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