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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania is a community of approximately 12,000 residents. The town serves as a residential community for many who work in Hershey, Lancaster, and Harrisburg (the state capital). As a result of the high quality of life and character of the town and community, Elizabethtown is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Pennsylvania.

Elizabethtown offers easy access to major metropolitan areas. Hershey is within 10 minutes, Harrisburg and Lancaster are within 25 minutes. Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. are within 90 minutes, and Pittsburgh and New York City are within 3.5 hours.

  • Harrisburg International Airport is 25 minutes from campus.
  • Philadelphia International Airport is two hours from campus.
  • Baltimore-Washington International Airport is two hours from campus.
  • The Elizabethtown station for AMTRAK trains is five minutes from campus.


Warm summers, crisp autumns, cold winters, and refreshing springs describe the weather in Elizabethtown. This is truly an area where individuals can enjoy the full splendor of the four seasons.  We encourage you to visit and see for yourself.

Many times our guests are interested in seeing what weather is in store during their visit to Elizabethtown. For the current conditions and local 10-day forecast, visit the Weather Channel.

Major and Minors at Elizabethtown College

50+ majors, 80+ minors & concentrations

Our core curriculum emphasizes creative thinking, decision–making and problem-solving skills.
About Elizabethtown College

About Elizabethtown College

Our commitment is to Educate for Service, discover how that has/and will continue to shape our history.
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Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Our students received about $26.2 million in institutional scholarships and grants during the 2010-2011 academic year.
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