About Principia College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Principia College cost?

Principia College Cost of Attendance
In-state $27,980
Out-of-state $27,980
On-Campus Room and Board $11,030
Off-Campus Room and Board $5,500
Average Annual Cost $14,499
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Principia College Financial Aid and Debt

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $24,587
Federal Grants
Pell grants
Other federal grants
State/local goverment grant or scholarships
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $25,751
Student loan aid 57% $5,856
Federal student loans
Other student loans 57% $5,856

Principia College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Principia College Admissions

What is Principia College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 91%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 83% of applicants
SAT Reading 490-620
SAT Math 480-620
SAT Writing 460-568
ACT Submissions 39% of applicants
Composite Score 22-28

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Principia College Campus Life

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

61%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

68%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 489
Living on campus
Transfer Students 16%
Under Age 25 95%
Gender Balance
Men
49%
Women
51%

Student Diversity

49%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
71.37%
Unknown
21.06%
Hispanic or Latino
4.09%
Black or African American
1.84%
Asian
1.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.41%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.20%

Principia College Graduation Success

91%

First Year Student Retention

61%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

Average Salary After Graduation

About Principia College

The Principia shall seek to serve the Cause of Christian Science through appropriate channels open to it as an educational institution." (Education at The Principia page 228). Principia is a Christian Science community of practice where all members are students teachers and healers. Through transformative opportunities a challenging curriculum and character education based on the teachings of Christian Science we examine test and strengthen our faith while developing the skills and understanding requisite for excellence. As global outward-looking inspired learners we serve and better the world." page 228). Principia is a Christian Science community of practice where all members are students teachers and healers. Through transformative opportunities a challenging curriculum and character education based on the teachings of Christian Science we examine test and strengthen our faith while developing the skills and understanding requisite for excellence. As global outward-looking inspired learners we serve and better the world."

Address

1 Maybeck Place
Elsah, IL

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Fringe Rural
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify