Box 1000 Collegeville, PA 19426 610-409-3200
About Ursinus College
  • Year of Foundation 1869
  • Size of Campus 170 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,571
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55% 45% 42%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 33,350
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 1,655
"Ursinus is a remarkable college--student centered, academically rigorous, ambitious, achieving, serious about students in the community--focused, in other words, on the right things." Ursinus is "a star of the first magnitude in the small galaxy of colleges that change lives."
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Chapel Group (Ecumenical), Newman Society (Roman Catholic), Hillel (Jewish), IMAAN (Muslim), Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 28%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Southeast Asian Student Association, SUN(Sankofa Umoja Nia, ) ALMA (Association of Latino Students Motivated to Achieve, ) German Club, Japanese Club, Le Cercle Francais, Spanish Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Concerts by the Ursinus Jazz Ensemble and Concert Band, the Meistersingers and College Choir, Music at Noon, plays by Ursinus College Theater are always sold out, dance recitals by the Ursinus Dance Company draw large crowds, Homecoming, Spring Fling, Batt
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Percent students who are frat members 17%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Psi Omega; Beta Beta Beta, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Pi Nu Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Iota, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Xi, Theta Chi, Lambda Pi Eta, Cub a
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia (25)
  • Distance to nearest bus King of Prussia (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia (30), Allentown, PA (35)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (65%), women's dorms (10%), men's dorms (10%), special housing for international students (5%), other housing options (10%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 55%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 95%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 9%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 44
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 36%
Campus Services
  • Museums The Kaleidoscope, the college's new performing arts center, opened in April of 2005 with a 350-seat proscenium arch theater, an experimental black box theater, an outdoor stage, a set design studio, lighting and sound center; the Philip and Muriel Berman M
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,269
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 345
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 30,300
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,124
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Books in Library 406,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 97
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number of e-books 3,800
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 308
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 201,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,228
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 43%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Employed Students after 1 year 60%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs GlaxoSmithKline, Merck & Co., Wyeth, ICON Clinical Research, University of Pennsylvania (research), Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Vanguard Group, Federal Reserve Board, Merrill Lynch, Lockheed Martin, National Multiple Scleros
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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