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Elmhurst College

Campus Life and Facilities

Elmhurst Says...

Elmhurst College is located 16 miles west of downtown Chicago in the quiet suburb of Elmhurst, a community of 43,000 that has been called "the quintessential Chicago suburb." Within walking distance from campus are two art museums, a library, an eight-screen movie house, lots of great restaurants, and more.

The College is just a short trai...
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Elmhurst Students Say...

The school is “the perfect blend of big city access and small (but not too small) campus atmosphere,” with “good study abroad opportunities” for students that want it. There are a great deal of commuters (and correspondingly an “urgent need…for more parking”), but many of the students who do live on campus say that “the process for acquiring housin... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

190 S Prospect Avenue

Elmhurst, IL 60126

United States

Phone: 630-617-3400

Fax: 630-617-5501


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 87
Fire Safety Rating: 77
Green Rating: 75
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 38.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://media.elmhurst.edu/documents/SecurityReport...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 37.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:106
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:15
Number of Social Sororities:6
    % of women who join:16%
Number of Social Fraternities:3
% of men who join: 10
Number of Religious Organizations:6
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Bluejays
Women's Sports Team Name:Bluejays
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Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Wheaton College
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Illinois Institute of Technology
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 14
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 30.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: 60
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 90.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple Macintosh, IBM, Dell, Compaq, Omnitech
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Accelerator/art space, language lab, recording studio, computer science/technology center, four electron microscopes.
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