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Tuition & Fees

$41,900

$41,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
31%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
47%
18-23
44%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

30%

70%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,899
Declined + 411
Total Received 2,310
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Private (nonprofit)

1,365

undergraduate students

117

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 2226
ACT 2736

School Facts

Steeped in tradition, Elmira College is a private, residential, co-educational liberal arts college that emphasizes both general and professional education. Founded as a women's college in 1855, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 55-acre campus is located in a residential area of Elmira, NY.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,482
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Elmira, NY

42-acre campus in Elmira (population: 28,899), 56 miles from Binghamton. Served by air (Corning-Elmira Regional airport) and bus; larger airport serves Rochester (125 miles). School operates transportation to athletic center. Public transportation serves campus.

Elmira College
One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
31%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
47%
18-23
44%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program yes
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,899
Declined + 411
Total Received 2,310

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Brett Moore
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 935-6472
F: 607 735-1718
admissions@elmira.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,730,114
State $881,210
Institutional $21,741,128
Other external $697,482
Total $25,049,934

Non-need-based

Federal $3,964
State $64,266
Institutional $5,920,131
Other external $569,082
Total $6,557,443

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC, Empire Eight (Division III)
Mascot
Soaring Eagle
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood Special Education
Classical Studies
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Community Health/Wellness Education
Corporate/Community Education
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
Educational Studies
English Literature
Finance
Foreign Languages
General Studies
Health Services Management
History
Human Services
Individualized Program
International Studies
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Literacy
Management
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Philosophy/Religion
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Sociology/Anthropology
Speech/Hearing
Speech/Language Disabilities
Theatre
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

92%

1,365
students

Female
70%
954

Male
30%
411

Graduate

8%

117
students

Female
65%
76

Male
35%
41

undergraduateFull-time

86%

1,177
students

Female
70%
819

Male
30%
358

undergraduatePart-time

14%

188
students

Female
72%
135

Male
28%
53

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Canada
Japan
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Brett Moore
Dean of Admissions
607 735-1724
bmoore@elmira.edu

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