How much does Principia College cost?

Principia College Cost of Attendance
In-state $29,470
Out-of-state $29,470
On-Campus Room and Board $11,610
Off-Campus Room and Board $5,500
Average Annual Cost $13,734
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 98% $27,301
Federal Grants
Pell grants
Other federal grants
State/local goverment grant or scholarships
Institutional grants or scholarships 98% $28,616
Student loan aid 49% $5,667
Federal student loans
Other student loans 49% $5,667

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Principia College Admissions

What is Principia College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 92%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 80% of applicants
SAT Reading 520-660
SAT Math 508-640
SAT Writing 460-568
ACT Submissions 40% of applicants
Composite Score 22-29

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Principia College Campus Life

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

61%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

77%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 455
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25 96%
Gender Balance
Men
51%
Women
49%

Student Diversity

48%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
71.65%
Unknown
20.66%
Hispanic or Latino
2.42%
Black or African American
2.42%
Asian
2.20%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.44%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.22%

Principia College Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

61%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

Average Salary After Graduation

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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