Tuition & Fees

$41,900

$41,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
27%
500-599
61%
400-499
12%
600-699
26%
500-599
56%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
59%
18-23
33%
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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,886
Declined + 330
Total Received 2,216
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Private (nonprofit)

938

undergraduate students

74

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2226
ACT 2736

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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,012
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

55-acre campus in Elmira (population: 27,962), 56 miles from Binghamton, NY. Served by air (Corning-Elmira Regional airport) and bus; larger airport and train serve Syracuse (90 miles). School operates transportation to athletic center and selected local activities. Public transportation serves campus.

Elmira College
One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
27%
500-599
61%
400-499
12%
600-699
26%
500-599
56%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
59%
18-23
33%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline October 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,886
Declined + 330
Total Received 2,216

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Christopher R. Coons
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 935-6472
F: 607 735-1718
admissions@elmira.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Kathleen Cohen
Dean of Financial Aid
kcohen@elmira.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Aerobics, Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian Sports, Fitness, Flag Football, Martial Arts, Outdoor Adventure, Paintball, Racquetball, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Aerobics, Yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Directors

Patricia A. Thompson (men's)
Vice President Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC, Empire Eight, United Collegiate Hockey Conference, United Volleyball Conference (men's only)
Mascot
Soaring Eagle
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood Special Education
Classical Studies
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Corporate/Community Education
Criminal Justice
Economics
Educational Studies
English Literature
Finance
Foreign Languages
General Education
General Management
General Studies
Health Services Management
History
Human Services
Individualized Program
International Studies
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Literacy/Birth-12
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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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

1,012

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

938
students

Female
71%
668

Male
29%
270

7%

74
students

Female
65%
48

Male
35%
26

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

833
students

Female
70%
581

Male
30%
252

12%

105
students

Female
83%
87

Male
17%
18

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

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 Not Required/Recommended
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
  • 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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International Students

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

International Student Contact

Ryan Schreiber
Admissions Counselor
607 735-1724
rschreiber@elmira.edu

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