Established in 1912, Principia College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Elsah (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Principia College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Principia College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Principia College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||As The Sowing, The Reaping
|Colours||Blue and gold|
|Address||1 Maybeck Place
|Tel||+1 (618) 374 2131|
|Fax||+1 (618) 374 5500|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1 Maybeck Place
(618) 374 5181
800 277 4648
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Protestant The Church of Christ, Scientist - www.tfccs.com|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Principia College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 140,170 physical volumes, 4,954 physical media, 12,698 digital/electronic medium and 78 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Principia College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 627 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Financial Aids||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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