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Elizabethtown, PA
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3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: There is an obvious divide between athletic students and non athletic students. Most people there are either really artsy and musical or into sports.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Kinda of hipster, athletic, school-oriented, partiers

3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: There is a higher girl to boy ratio, and of course there are different cliques, but everyone gets along

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: There are attractive people but it honestly doesn't matter because you need to find someone you like who is fun to be around.

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Girls:

Hot: 10%

Above average: 20%

Average: 30%

Below average: 40%


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 410th
    Friendliest Girls
  • 576th
    Most Athletic Guys
  • 663rd
    Friendliest Guys
  • 691st
    Most Athletic Girls
  • 731st
    Party Guys

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Julie Klaski
English- Professional Writing
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Most of Etown's students are academic types, though there are plenty of jocks. The relationships among students are great. It is extremely rare to see altercations in public, and conflict is not tolerated within the dorms. If there are problems, the RAs and campus security are more than willing to help correct the situation. It is a small campus, so it's important to everyone to maintain a friendly atmosphere. Therefore, everyone wants to help the students and ensure that they are happy with their situations.

There are more women on campus than men, so the dating scene is very competitive. Most people enter the college with pre-existing relationships, so the dating scene becomes even more difficult. The college is a fantastic place for creating close friendships, but it is not conducive to a good dating scene. Generally, students are not promiscuous, and this behavior can generally be avoided easily depending on the type of students with whom one parties.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
Male Undergrads
Birth Control Available?
Students must provide their own prescriptions and preventative medications.
Social Scene
Because Elizabethtown is smaller, the student community becomes pretty close. A lot of the students are outgoing and are involved in multiple organizations and clubs. On campus, students like to hang out in the Jay's Nest, the Blue Bean, and in the Bird Cage (a game room). Off campus, there are a few favorite places to visit. Everyone loves to take the occasional trip to Hershey park to ride the Chocolate World ride. Conewago Coffee and now Folklore Coffee & Company are popular hangouts, too. Students also frequent TJ Rockwells, an excellent restaurant a quick drive from the college. There are also numerous parks within walking distance and downtown Elizabethtown.
Hookups or Relationships?
A lot of the students come to the college in existing relationships. The trend is that most relationships on campus are between a student and someone from outside the College. Relationships between students on campus tend to be hookups. This doesn't happen a lot, and there are plenty of relationships between Etown students, but the dating scene is not very large.
Dress Code
There are people of many interests on campus. From the Amish dress to Gothic dress, it's here on campus. Just be sure to wear Etown colors whenever the college is playing against Messiah.
Did You Know?
Each spring semester, certain student groups hold date auctions with Elizabethtown College's most eligible bachelors to help raise money for charity.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 20 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 20 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What kinds of relationships have you had since coming to school?    Based on 21 responses

  • 23% Exclusively dating someone at your school
  • 20% None
  • 17% Random hook-up with someone at your school
  • 17% Long-distance relationship
  • 13% Casual dating at your school
  • 3% Long-term relationship with someone at your school
  • 3% Long-term relationship with someone at a neighboring school
  • 3% Random hook-up with someone at a neighboring school
  • 0% Casual dating at a neighboring school
  • 0% Exclusively dating someone at a neighboring school

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 20 responses

  • 5% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.
  • 25% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 55% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 15% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?    Based on 5 responses

  • 80% Rather athletic
  • 20% On the go


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