What This Means For You
Your financial aid, as well as grants and scholarships, will be determined by your financial need. The data available on this page will show what you can expect to receive at Elmhurst depending on family income and any other factor you may need to consider.
What is Inside an Average Financial Aid Offer at Elmhurst
$27,690 is the usual Elmhurst College's first year financial aid plan. About 91.0% of new students obtain financial help, most of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.
Student loans are a part of financial aid packages, even so the only true college discount is a grant or scholarship that you don't need to repay.
Student debt should be thought of as an added expense instead of as "aid" or a "discount". Read more about student loan debt at Elmhurst.
How Much Aid Is Offered That Is Not Loans?
The numbers below refer to grants and scholarships mainly offered by Elmhurst College.
81.0% of first year students (414 total) were given scholarships at Elmhurst College, averaging $19,792 per student. This ranks in the top 20th percentile of all schools in the country.
As well as scholarships, 28.0% of freshmen (144 total) received a federal grant, averaging $4,631 a person.
See the typical quantity of grants and scholarships first years get by looking at the graph below.
Scholarships are given due to merit or special ability, while grants are need based.
Amount of Aid Per Family Income
The following table shows scholarship and grant allocations by income level for freshmen receiving any form of federal Title IV assistance, including Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||24.7%||$20,118|
Education funding from the government available as loans, grants, and work-study is known as Title IV aid. Get more info on Title IV here..
Grants & Scholarships for All Undergrads Average $26,560
95.0% of the 2,853 undergraduates at Elmhurst College get some form of grant aid. This is a total of about 2,702 students obtaining about $26,560 each.
Financial Aid Links from Elmhurst College
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.elmhurst.edu/finaid|
|Net Price Calculator||www.elmhurst.edu/finaid|