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College Profile: Principia College

 
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For other uses of the term Principia see Principia The Principia is an educational institution for Christian Scientists, located on two campuses in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Facilities for early childhood through high school are located at The Principia School in West St. Louis County. Located about thirty miles away, on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River in Elsah, Illinois, is Principia College.
 
1 Maybeck Place
Elsah, IL
62028-9799
618-374-2131 (general)
618-374-2131 (financial aid)
618-374-2131 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

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.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting Rural: Fringe
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Deferment only - limited participation
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsNo Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Principia College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
551 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
195 Fall Applicants555 Total Dormitory Capacity
169 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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