Elms College

Chicopee, MA

Elms College, founded in 1928 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, is the only Catholic College in western Massachusetts. A co-educational liberal arts college on 25 acres in Chicopee, the school is located two miles from Springfield, approximately 20 minutes from Hartford, Connecticut, and 1-1/2 hours from Boston.

Elms College

Chicopee, MA

Tuition & Fees

$38,391

$38,391

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
20%
500-599
54%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
54%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
600-699
6%
500-599
34%
400-499
44%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
14%
18-23
57%
12-17
22%
30-36
0
24-29
14%
18-23
15%
12-17
64%
6-11
7%
30-36
0
24-29
29%
18-23
57%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

24%

male

76%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 657
Declined + 218
Total Received 875
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Private (nonprofit)

1,123

undergraduate students

372

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 3283
ACT 1812

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Location

School Facts

Elms College, founded in 1928 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, is the only Catholic College in western Massachusetts. A co-educational liberal arts college on 25 acres in Chicopee, the school is located two miles from Springfield, approximately 20 minutes from Hartford, Connecticut, and 1-1/2 hours from Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,495
Established in 1928
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education)

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Chicopee, MA

32-acre, suburban campus in Chicopee (population: 55,515), two miles from Springfield and 90 miles from Boston. Major airports serve Windsor Locks, CT. (25 miles) and Boston; bus and train serve Springfield. Public transportation serves campus.

Elms College
291 Springfield Street
Chicopee, MA 01013

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
20%
500-599
54%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
54%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
600-699
6%
500-599
34%
400-499
44%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
14%
18-23
57%
12-17
22%
30-36
0
24-29
14%
18-23
15%
12-17
64%
6-11
7%
30-36
0
24-29
29%
18-23
57%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 657
Declined + 218
Total Received 875

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jenna Stolarik
Director of Admissions
P: 413 592-3189
F: 413 594-2781
admissions@elms.edu

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,908.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,596
Room & board $14,010
Additional fees $1,795
Books & supplies $1,150
Total $53,551
Average Financial Aid - $22,908
Total with Avg. Aid $30,643
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 413 594-2761
F: 413 594-2781
finaid@elms.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Richard O'Connor
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@elms.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

cheerleading, dance team

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Athletic Directors

Michael Theulen (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Collegiate Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association, New England Women's Lacrosse Alliance
Mascot
Blazers
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Disorders/Sciences
Communication Science/Disorders/Speech Pathology
Computer Information Technology
Early Childhood Education
Education
Education Studies
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Health Care Management
History
International Studies/Business
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Modern Languages
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Professional Studies
Psychology
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Social Media
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Needs Education
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Speech/Language Pathology Assistant
Sport Management
Teaching
Teaching English as a Second Language
Theology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,495

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,123
students

Female
76%
848

Male
24%
275

25%

372
students

Female
78%
290

Male
22%
82

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

997
students

Female
76%
754

Male
24%
243

12%

126
students

Female
75%
94

Male
25%
32

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Countries most often represented Poland
Tanzania
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Zuzanna Zaluga
Transfer and International Admissions Counselor
413 265-2205
zalugaz@elms.edu

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