1,101
Students
Financial aid thermometer
32,512
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Elmira College is a Comprehensive institution located in Elmira, NY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 855 College Avenue
Elmira, NY  14901
United States
Contact Mr. Christopher R. Coons
Vice President of Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@elmira.edu
Phone: 607-735-1724
Fax: 607-735-1718

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,096
Applied
1,722
Accepted
1,101
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

1,405
Females Applied
1,156
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

691
Males Applied
566
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.22
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported November 15th Yes
Other early decision plan October 15th October 31st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 22 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

41,900
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Fees

12,000
Room & board
6,400
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Employees

Financial Aid

32,512
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,600
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
25,962
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,592
Avg. Loan Aid
23,911
Avg. Grant Aid
28,475
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,101
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.84%
Black or African American 4.59%
White or Caucasian 77.88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 2.34%
Two or more races 1.97%
Other 4.4%

Gender

Male (30.06%)
Female (69.94%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 88%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Mountain Day, Holiday Banquet and Ball and May Days

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
SAB (Student Activities Board), Enactus, Colleges Against Cancer (Relay for Life), Orchesis and Habitat for Humanity

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour locked residence hall entrances

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

160
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 69
Part-time - 91
Male - 60
Female - 100