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"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."

-- The College Board Middle States Accreditation Team
  • Founded in 1869
  • First admitted women in 1880
  • 1,650 students from 35 states and 12 countries
  • 20% students of color
  • 12 to 1 student-faculty ratio
  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • All students and faculty are issued laptop computers
  • Nationally renowned First-Year Experience, including the Common Intellectual Experience (CIE) Freshmen Seminar
  • Over 60 academic majors, including a variety of interdisciplinary programs.
  • The Center for Science and The Common Good offers students the opportunity to focus on the intersection of science and society.
  • Idyllic 170-acre campus 25 miles from Philadelphia
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Watson Foundation list, Project Pericles, Bonner Leader Program
  • Member of Project DEEP, the Annapolis Group, the Centennial Conference
  • Home to the Berman Museum of Art

Ursinus is "a star of the first magnitude in the small galaxy of colleges that change lives," says college guide writer Loren Pope. "It is a friendly and unpretentious place of just the right size...It is axiomatic that in a caring community, where standards and expectations are high, students will rise to meet them." more