Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, PA

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Elizabethtown College, founded in 1899, is a private institution set on 200 acres in Elizabethtown, Penn. "E-Town", as the student refer to it, is located in suburban Lancaster County not far from Harrisburg. P.A. and Philadelphia, P.A. The school's Blue Jays athletic teams belong to the Middle Atlantic Conference in the NCAA Division III. The most popular majors at Elizabethtown College include Business, Management, Marketing, Social Sciences, Communication, Journalism, Education, and Biological and Biomedical Sciences.

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Quick Facts


1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1899

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
rolling application deadline
70.8% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

1% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$41,710 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#193
Engineering

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: Yes
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: Http://www.etown.edu/admissions/transfer-students.aspx

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Information science/studies, Junior high/intermediate/middle school education and teaching, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, Engineering, general, Computer engineering, general, Industrial engineering, Japanese language and literature, German language and literature, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, Professional, technical, business, and scientific writing, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental biology, Mathematics, general, Applied mathematics, other, Forest management/forest resources management, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Social work, Social sciences, general, Economics, general, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Music, general, Music therapy/therapist, Health professions and related clinical sciences, other, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, International business/trade/commerce, History, general, Mass communication/media studies

Minors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Information science/studies, Instrumentation technology/technician, Japanese language and literature, German language and literature, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Human development, family studies, and related services, other, English language and literature, general, Creative writing, Professional, technical, business, and scientific writing, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Mathematics, general, Peace studies and conflict resolution, Natural sciences, International/global studies, Cognitive science, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Religion/religious studies, other, Architecture, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Anthropology, Economics, general, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Asian studies/civilization, Women's studies, Graphic design, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Film/cinema/video studies, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Business administration and management, general, History, general, Mass communication/media studies

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 1,788
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,742
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 12

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 1 7
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 0 0
Burglary 0 1 3
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 1 5
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 0 0
Burglary 0 1 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 2 4
Liquor law violations 10 1 4
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 2 3
Liquor law violations 10 0 3
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.