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Principia College is a top-10 best value national liberal arts college located 45 minutes from St. Louis, Missouri. We offer over 30 majors and minors, 16 NCAA Division III athletic teams, multiple faculty-led study abroad programs, a variety of student clubs and organizations, as well as exciting research and leadership opportunities.

Principia College’s beautiful, 2,600-acre National Historic Landmark campus sits atop the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River in Elsah, Illinois. Our campus is a thriving global environment enriched by students from over 30 states and 26 countries.

Living the principles and values of Christian Science, the Principia College community welcomes students from a variety of faith backgrounds who are eager to explore their relationship to God. Our educational programs are designed to help each student uncover their full potential by fostering their intellectual, social, moral, physical, and spiritual growth in a vibrant, nurturing atmosphere.


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