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At Principia College, you can shine as a leader, excel in the arts, collaborate with professors, play sports, make music, develop lasting friendships, and grow spiritually.
Ranked #14 on Money magazine's 2016 list of "50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges," Principia College prepares students to, in the words of founder Mary Kimball Morgan, "think clearly, vigorously, fearlessly, tolerantly, unselfishly." As the only college for Christian Scientists in the world, the principles of Christian Science form the basis of community life at Principia.
Eighty-five percent of freshmen stay at Principia after their first year. The national average is 70%.
Our diverse student body comes from 28 different countries.
Ninety-eight percent of new Principia students receive scholarships and/or grants.
Explore campus, sit in on classes, talk with coaches, attend social events, and get to know current students. There’s no better way to figure out if Principia is a fit.
Different Paths, One Destination
Six current students share how they got to Principia College.
Discover Our Majors and Minors
With more than 25 areas of study and the ability to design your own major, you can broaden your knowledge at Principia.
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