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Principia College


The Purpose of Principia College is to serve the Cause of Christian Science (Education at The Principia page 227). The mission of Principia College is to provide students of Christian Science with a comprehensive co-educational program of liberal arts and sciences. The college is committed to academic excellence and character education. It is also dedicated to the spiritual intellectual moral social and athletic development of each student. In this context Principia offers its students an international perspective and challenges them to be ethically strong in service to the world community.

School Information

1 Maybeck Place
Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799
P: (618) 374-2131
F: (618) 374-5906
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Rural: Fringe
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 571Total Students
  • 275Male Students
  • 296Female Students
  • 97Total Intl Students
  • 54Intl Male Students
  • 43Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 210Total Faculty
  • 102Male Faculty
  • 108Female Faculty
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 25,640

Out of State Tuition

$ 900

Books & Supplies

$ 9,500

Room & Board

$ 750

Other Expenses

$ 36,790

Total

Admissions

209
total applicants

80%
admitted (168)

49%
enrolled (103)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
460-633
Math
458-635
Reading
458-643
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
21-30
Composite
21-28
Math
21-29
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep ?
Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

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