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Ursinus College

Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
Ursinus is a prestigious national liberal arts college educating undergraduate students since 1869. At the heart of an Ursinus education is consequential learning resulting from personalized and rigorous education.

Bachelor's programmes



In the late 1860s, the German Reformed Church was split in two factions. John Henry Augustus Bomberger (1817-1890), supported the traditional “low church” style of a plain and simple worship. Another faction wanted to make worship more formal.


Discover your passions and test ideas and values. Advances in knowledge and research are taking place at the intersections of disciplines. You may choose to double-major – to combine business and chemistry or history and media studies - gaining multiple perspectives to find innovative solutions. Ursinus students thrive when multiple interests connect and influence each other.


The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness endeavors to support the mission of Ursinus College by providing a solid foundation of information, data, and analyses that has a tangible impact on decision making, planning, and assessment.  

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Student services

Division of Student Affairs staff oversee student concerns, supports students in all aspects of their lives, and assists students in their development as individuals and as members of the community.

Housing services


  • Marriot Courtyard 600 Campus Drive Collegeville, PA 19426 Phone: 484-974-2600 Website
  • Hilton Garden Inn 500 Cresson Blvd Phoenixville, PA 19460 Phone:  (610) 650-0880

Library services

The library houses the Ursinusiana collection — the College Archives — as well as a number of unique Special Collections that encompass such diverse topics as Pennsylvania German Folklife, apartheid in South Africa, and John Updike’s mother.

Medical services

The College may require medical certification to support the stated intent of this policy. 

Student Life

Campus life

The Borough of Collegeville is located approximately midway between Valley Forge, Pa., and Pottstown, Pa., about 27 miles northwest of Center City Philadelphia. The borough has a year-round population of about 4,000, which grows to 5,500 during the academic year. 

Sports facilities

Collegeville and the surrounding Perkiomen Valley are filled with many restaurants, parks, shopping areas and cultural landmarks. Ursinus students enjoy the convenience of stores along Main Street, a new shopping center with a Movie Tavern just 5 minutes away, and the simple beauty of the Perkiomen Trail behind campus.

Student clubs

A Muslim student group, entitled Muslim Student Association, that maintains the traditions of the faith through various activities.


  • Demonstrate how the institution is currently meeting MSCHE Standards for Accreditation and Requirements for Affiliation.

Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States