Whether you’re pursuing your passions or relaxing with roommates, our 2,600-acre picturesque campus on the bluffs of the Mississippi is your safe and secure home away from home, where you can join a community, learn a new skill, and chart your course.
Learn what it’s like to live inside a work of art. Designed by the iconic and influential architect Bernard Maybeck, our residential dorms are the perfect setting to live and learn.
WHERE AND WHAT TO EAT
Eat fresh and explore new flavors from Dining Services. Grab a burger or pub shake from the Piasa Pub. Or head up River Road for a coffee, ice cream, or global cuisine.
Catch a concert, don your toga, or lace up your skates at the ice rink. Whether you’re on campus or exploring St. Louis, you’ll never run out of things to do.
Providing Safe and Spiritual Spaces
You’ll find a community committed to caring and compassionate interaction, where safety meets spiritual seeking through a variety of activities. Everything we do is designed for character development and spiritual growth–essential factors for living a life of freedom and fulfillment.
SPIRITUALITY & WHOLENESS
Founded on Christian Science, our entire inclusive community strives to express the foundational principle of “God is Love” in all aspects of student life.
STUDENT HEALTH & SAFETY
Principia College prides itself on being a safe, secure residential campus that offers a variety of services to support the health and wellbeing of all our students.
Rich with Opportunities
Life at Principia is full of opportunities to join up, stand out, and practice your craft. Explore more of campus life below.