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Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%

About Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown College is a small college in central Pennsylvania, we value a well rounded and interdisciplinary education, grounded in service. Our flock is made up of athletes, artists, volunteers, musicians, scholars, and advocates who all strive to improve the world around them. No matter what your major, an Etown education will give you the tools to make a difference.

Elizabethtown College is a private, nonprofit college in the town of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Elizabethtown College was founded in 1899. The college currently enrolls around 2,021 students a year, including 1,739 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Elizabethtown College

It is moderately difficult to get into Elizabethtown College. In 2022, Elizabethtown College accepted 81% of applicants. Out of 2,977 applications received in 2022, 2,415 students were offered admission.

Elizabethtown College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 38%

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Elizabethtown College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Elizabethtown College is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Elizabethtown College is Continuous processing.

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Elizabethtown College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1100 - 1270


Math SAT Range

530 - 640


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1270 and Above


1100 to 1270


1100 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Elizabethtown College students is 1173. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Elizabethtown College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1100 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1100 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Elizabethtown College.

Elizabethtown College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Elizabethtown College is like? There are approximately 2,021 students enrolled at Elizabethtown College, including 1,739 undergraduate students and 282 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from PA and 25% percent of students are from other states.


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