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Elizabethtown College Student Life

Elizabethtown College is on a 203-acre campus in a small town setting in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia and Baltimore and Harrisburg and Lancaster. Elizabethtown College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Elizabethtown College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Elizabethtown College has a thriving Emotion. In fact, more students participate in Emotion than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Elizabethtown College include Spanish Club, College Democrats, Habitat for Humanity and Hide N Seek.

The Elizabethtown College community comes together each year for Thanksgiving Dinner & Tree Lighting, Thank Goodness It's Spring (TGIS) and Homecoming and Alumni Weekend.

Does Elizabethtown College Offer Student Housing?

Elizabethtown College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Elizabethtown College students live on campus. In 2021, 71% of undergrads at Elizabethtown College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 29% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Elizabethtown College. There are 1,491 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,688 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,171 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Elizabethtown College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Elizabethtown College Athletics

At Elizabethtown College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Elizabethtown College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Ultimate Frisbee Club Teams Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball Club Teams NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Elizabethtown College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Elizabethtown College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Elizabethtown College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Elizabethtown College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Elizabethtown College has self-defense workshops, crime prevention program.

Plan a Visit to Elizabethtown College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Elizabethtown College, take 283 & Pennsylvania Turnpike to Elizabethtown, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Harrisburg International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Elizabethtown College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Elizabethtown College Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

88%

Full Time

12%

Part Time

73%

In State

27%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

86%

5%

3%

3%

2%

1%

1%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

1,688

Graduate Students

193

Non-Resident / International Students

15

Elizabethtown College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,881

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

86%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,960

Out-of-State

$32,960

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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