Today, Elmhurst continues to change; however, the City of Elmhurst is committed to shepherding the community into and through the next century by continuing its long history of services of the highest quality for residents and visitors. Working together, residents and the City can make certain that Elmhurst will continue to be a wonderful place to live and raise families.
Elmhurst is home to some notable organizations that have been a fixture of the community for many years. Elmhurst College is a four-year, independent, comprehensive college founded in 1871. This school ranks as one of the best liberal arts institutions in the Midwest.