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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Application link Apply online
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent 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

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-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Art Teacher Education.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
History, General.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
International Relations and Affairs.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology and Anthropology.
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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
66%
483

Male
34%
260

9%

71
students

Female
81%
57

Male
19%
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 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 Canada
Ethiopia
Jamaica
Japan
Norway
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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