Elmira College

Elmira, NY

Elmira College

Elmira, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$36,228

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
652
25th
446
75th
650
25th
444
75th
25
25th
15
75th
27
25th
16
75th
27
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,409
Declined 286
Total Received 1,695
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Private

814

undergraduate students

121

graduate students

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School Facts

Elmira College, steeped in tradition, 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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 935
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational

55-acre campus in Elmira (population: 27,773), 56 miles from Binghamton, NY. Served by air and bus; larger airport and train serve Syracuse (90 miles). School operates transportation to athletic center and selected local activities. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Elmira College
1 Park Place
Elmira, NY
14901

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
652
25th
446
75th
650
25th
444
75th
25
25th
15
75th
27
25th
16
75th
27
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,409
Declined 286
Total Received 1,695

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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

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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$24,589

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,578
Room & board $13,125
Additional fees $1,650
Books & supplies $600
Total $49,953
Average Financial Aid - $24,589
Total with Avg. Aid $25,364

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Financial Aid Office


P: 607 735-1728
F: 607 735-1718
finaid@elmira.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes yes

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, equestrian sports, fitness, flag football, martial arts, outdoor adventure, paintball, racquetball, skiing, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Empire 8, United Collegiate Hockey Conference, United Volleyball Conference (men's only)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Accounting. yes
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
History, General. yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

935

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

814
students

Female
66%
540

Male
34%
274

13%

121
students

Female
49%
59

Male
51%
62

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

743
students

Female
65%
483

Male
35%
260

9%

71
students

Female
80%
57

Male
20%
14

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

20%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented Canada
Ethiopia
Jamaica
Japan
Norway
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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