Molded by a commitment to "Educate for Service," Elizabethtown College is a community of learners dedicated to educating students intellectually, socially, and ethically for lives of service and leadership as citizens of the world.
As a comprehensive institution, the College offers an array of academic programs integrating the liberal arts and sciences with professional studies. Through these programs, students embrace independent thought, personal integrity and social responsibility as the foundations for a life of learning.
Founded by members of the Church of the Brethren, the College believes that learning is most noble when used to benefit others and affirms the values of peace, non-violence, human dignity and social justice.
This College is a place of intellectual adventure where boundaries are erased and the excitement of discovering new ideas occupies center stage. Learning occurs in and outside the classroom.Faculty are actively engaged in scholarly activity because the College values intellectual curiosity and this important work informs and enhances teaching. Members of the College community come from all walks of life and backgrounds, and this mix enriches the culture of the campus.Respected for their diverse and unique contributions, community members also possess a sense of common purpose.