Elmhurst, Illinois is a western suburb of Chicago. The bustling suburb is the proud home of dynamic Elmhurst College, a private four-year liberal arts college, affiliated with the United Church of Christ. This historic college offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 10 advanced programs. These exceptional students are a vital part of the Elmhurst community because they give back to the community as part of their top-ranked education.
Many residents of Elmhurst work in downtown lively Chicago, but exhilarating Elmhurst has some employment. The largest employer in town is the mid-size Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and the bustling 178,000 square-foot four-story outpatient facility. The second largest employer in town is the innovative Superior Ambulance Service. This caring ambulance service offers not only great ground transport but also rapid air medical transport when needed. The third largest employer in town is the exciting Elmhurst Community Unit School District. The school district hires outstanding teachers and professional support staff for 14 innovative campuses, including eight excellent elementary schools covering all of historic Elmhurst but also parts of affluent Village of Oak Brook, diverse Village of Bensenville, and the exhilarating Village of Addison.