Elizabethtown College

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Elizabethtown College



Tuition

$26,950 / year

Room and Board

$7,300

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$30




Educational Resources

Libraries

Brethren Heritage Room contains archives of the Atlantic Northeast and Southern Pennsylvania Districts of the Church of the Brethren; archives of Elizabethtown College; and a private collection on the history of Pennsylvania.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 194,990 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 970 current serial subscriptions.
  • 19,814 microforms.
  • 32,165 Audio/Visual items.
  • 3,407 e-books.

Museums & Art

Three art galleries: Hess, McCormick, and Lyet galleries. High Library contains some of the College's permanent art collection. The art collection is also in housed in other buildings on campus. Additionally, the College maintains a significant collection of works related to the Anabaptist and Pietist movements at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies. The Center is nationally unique.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 200 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 75 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 10 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 50 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

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)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 82% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 77% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 21% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 20 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 15% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Evening Lecture and Wednesday-at-11 lecture series; Lefever Lecturer; monthly lecturers at the Young Center; Homecoming; TGIS (Thank God It's Spring); Thanksgiving Dinner served to students by faculty and staff; Dell Day ("A snow day without snow"); fall and spring theatrical productions, weekend dances, comedians, and pop concerts; Monday Evening chamber recitals; Gretna Music events; annual men's soccer game with Messiah College; spring semester student music recitals and music group concerts; International Fest; Junior-Senior Dance; annual poetry reading; Alumni Career Networking Events; coffeehouse with entertainment; regular first-run films
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 70 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Rho, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Mu, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, College Scholars, Delta Mu Delta, Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Theta Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, Society of Collegiate Journalists.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Brethren Mennonite Student Fellowship, Hillel (Jewish Student Union), Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Lutherans United, Newman Club.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Cultural Association, International Club, Japanese Club, Lady Jays Step Team, Noir (Black Student Union), Spanish Club.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting/Finance Club, Advocates for Peace, The Allies Group (GLBT), Amnesty International, Art Club, Biology Club, Cheerleeding Club, Circle K International, College Democrats, College Republican Club, Computer Science Club, Education Club, Emotion, English Club, Gamer's Guild, Get ABSURD, Habitat for Humanity, History Club, International Association of Business Communicators, K-9 Club, Law Club, Mad Cow (comedy improvisation performance group), Marketing Club, Math Club, Medicus, Melica, Men's Volleyball Club, Mock Trial Club, Newman Club, Outdoor Club, Pa. Collegiate Music Educators Association, Phalanx (a cappella group), Philosophy Club, Photography Club, Physics and Engineering Club, Political Science Club, Psychology Club, Robotics and Machine Intelligence Club, Social Work Student Association, Sociology and Anthropology Club, Sock & Buskin (student theatre organization), Student Affliates of the American Chemical Society, Student Environmental Action Coalition, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Student Occupational Therapy Association, The Twirling Blue Jays, Wellness Peer Educators, Womenspeak, Concert Choir, Women's Chorus, Community Chorus, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Brass Ensemble, Flute Choir, Precussion Ensemble, Woodwind Quintet, Conestogan (yearbook), ECTV, Etownian (newspaper), SWEET (programming board), Student Senate, WWEC.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Etownian (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Harrisburg International Airport (10), Philadelphia (70)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Elizabethtown (1)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 53% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 604
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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