In the fall session of 2019, 1893 students had applied for Elizabethtown College admissions. Nearly 81% of these applicants received an offer of admission from the college. This shows that this renowned institute of the US Education System is only slightly selective in its admission decisions and any candidate with an impressive overall profile and a GPA of 3.5 or more is eligible for enrollment.
The college provides around 58 undergraduate majors and 100+ minor programs to aspirants from across the globe. The college admits students from diverse backgrounds and currently has applicants from 25 states and 16 countries worldwide. The institute requires SAT and ACT scores from its applicants.
While 75% students submit their SAT scores, around 18% candidates provide their ACT scores. An average SAT and ACT score of 1070 & 1290 and 21 & 28, respectively is considered a god enough score for an ideally deserving candidate. Some other salient points to be taken a note of when applying for Elizabethtown College are as follows:
|Application Portal||Online application|
|Application Fee||UG Level: N/A|
PG Level: Varies by program
|Academic Eligibility Criteria||Varies by program|
|English Proficiency Requirement||Required for international applicants|
|Mode of Payment||Visa/ MasterCard/American Express/ Discover/ Electronic cheque|
|Academic Calendar||Semester based|
|Intake Sessions||Spring and Fall Semester|
|Admission Interview||Recommended; Required for certain programs|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships/ Internships/ Awards etc|
The institute offers an array of courses for international students and provides admission to them in several intakes round the year. The application deadlines for UG programs are mentioned below. Graduate-level programs accept applications on a rolling basis, all year round.
|Admission Semester||Application Deadline|
|Fall Semester- First-Year Applicants||November 1 (priority application deadline) April 1(Rolling)|
|Fall Semester- Transfer Applicants||August 1|
|Spring Semester||December 1|
|Spring Semester||October 1|
Elizabethtown College is excited to offer admission to international students whose personal and academic goals align with the institute. The application process for international students is mentioned below.
Basic Admission Requirements
Students are required to submit the following documents for admission purposes
|Test Name||Minimum Score Required|
International applicants are required to apply for a student visa to study in the USA after receiving an admission offer. Before applying for a visa students need to apply for a Form I-20 from the College.
Following documents should be submitted to the admissions office in order to receive the Form I-20
After receiving the Form I-20, students have to pay the SEVIS fee and apply for a visa interview at their nearest US consulate.
Elizabethtown College admissions are offered in 58 undergraduate majors and various minor programs. Popular programs of study include Computer Science, Business, Biology etc. The admission process for undergraduate level students is mentioned below
Where to Apply: Common Application/ Elizabethtown College
Application Fee: N/A
Students are required to submit the following at the time of application
Students should mail admission related documents to
Office of Admissions
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022 USA
Elizabethtown College also offers 7 graduate-level programs in Business Administration, Physician Assistant, Occupational Theory, Public Policy, Education and Strategic Leadership for international candidates seeking to study in the USA. The admission process for graduate-level programs is mentioned below
Application Fee: Varies by program
Students are required to submit the following documents during the application process
Apart from the common requirements mentioned above, each program has its specific application requirements, some of which are mentioned below.
|Requirements||MBA||MSL||M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction||ESL Program Specialist||Integrated STEM Education|
|Application Fee||50 USD||50 USD||25 USD||25 USD||25 USD|
|Min GPA Required||3.0||3.0||3.0||3.0||3.0|
|GRE/ GMAT Scores||Not Required||Not Required||Optional||Optional||Optional|
|ELP Test Scores||TOEFL-iBT: 79|
|Letter of Recommendation||2 Required||2 Required||2 Required||2 Required||2 Required|
|Statement of Purpose||Required||Required||Required||Required||Required|
|Work Experience||3 years||3 years||3 years (preferred)||Valid Teaching Certification Required||Valid Teaching Certification Required|
Elizabethtown College offers a quality education at affordable costs and nurtures a diverse student body. This makes the institute an excellent choice for international students.
Admission policies are also not too stringent and students who follow the admission guidelines can expect an admission offer from the college as it only rejects 19% of the applicants. It also believes in providing affordable education and thus has lowered the tuition fee by 32% for 2019-20. Applicants can track the application status on jayweb.etown.edu.
Ques. Is it hard to get accepted to Elizabethtown College?
Ans. Elizabethtown College has a slightly selective admission policy with an acceptance rate of around 81%.
Ques. Is the TOEFL/ IELTS Score compulsory of admission at Elizabethtown College?
Ans. All international students at Elizabethtown College are required to provide sufficient proof of English Language proficiency either by taking an ELP test or via some other means
Ques. Whom should I contact regarding admission procedure enquiries at Elizabethtown College?
Ans. Students may contact the Vice President for Enrolment Management, John Champoli at champoliJ@etown.edu for admission related questions at Elizabethtown College.