92%

Acceptance Rate

$28,616

Avg.Financial Aid

001744

FAFSA Code

About Principia College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

447

Website

www.principiacollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

There is a private university in Elsah, IL called Principia College. Principia College occupies a total area of about 2,500 acres. Principia College was founded in the year 1912. Principia College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is As The Sowing, The Reaping and its official colors are blue and gold. Across all the courses offered at Principia College, the enrolment stands at 407. The school has an academic staff of 58 who teach various courses to the students. There are around 48% of the students who are females and 52% are males at Principia College. At PC, around 96% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several notable alumni including Robert Duvall, Chris Shays, Peter Horton, and Candy Crowley in its 108 years of existence. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At PC, 26 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission. Principia College has around $707 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

1 Maybeck Place

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6183742131
Fax: 6183745906
Request Info

Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Principia College has been ranked at the 328th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

92%

SAT Range

1028 - 1300

ACT Range

22 - 29

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Principia College is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1010-1218, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Principia College is 24. However, those getting an ACT score less than 22 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799. They can also call them at (618) 374-2131.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,734

Average Annual Cost

$28,770

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$700

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,610

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,000

Total One Year Cost

$43,080

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to PC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $43,170. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($30,190), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($11,960), and budget for other expenses ($1,000). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

6:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

88%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Education, General

26 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

23 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

12 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

12 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

11 Graduates

Computer Science

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Economics

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

5 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

3 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

447

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

N/A

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

55%

US National: 44%

Female

45%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

69% White

2% Unknown

3% Black

4% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

18% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

72%

Out Of State

11%

In State

17%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,510/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,100/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,100/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

panther

School Colors

navy blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

2

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At PC, $11,960 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Principia College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at PC costs around $6,100 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At PC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. There are around 52% male and 48% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,616

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,616

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,099,902

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at PC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. An average financial aid of around $28,186 is disbursed to the students at PC. Principia College offers an average institutional aid of up to $28,186 to students. At PC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,099,902 per year.

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