General Information

Catalog 2019-2020

Principia College
One Maybeck Place
Elsah, Illinois 62028
Phone 618.374.2131
FAX 618.374.5122

Principia College is a coeducational and diverse institution where men and women of the Board of Trustees, administration, faculty, and staff, as well as the members of the student body, are eligible for responsibility regardless of gender, race, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or national origin, and are eligible to enjoy equally all the opportunities which The Principia is able to provide. Principia College recognizes that men and women as children of God reflect the intelligence and strength of their Maker, and that all men and women have equal opportunity and equal ability in the sight of God.

Principia College admits students of any gender, race, color, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Principia does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, disability, color, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, national origin or ethnicity in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan program, or athletic and other school-administered programs.

Principia College reserves the right, as necessary, to withdraw courses at any time and to change fees, regulations, and calendars affecting admission and registration, requirements affecting graduation and curricula, and any other regulations affecting the student body. Such changes, and the dates they become effective, will be decided by proper college authorities and may affect both present and prospective students.


Principia College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and has maintained accreditation status consistently since 1923.