1,174
Students
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22,746
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
79
79%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Elms College is a Comprehensive institution located in Chicopee, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 291 Springfield Street
Chicopee, MA  01013-2839
United States
Contact Mr. Joseph Wagner
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@elms.edu
Phone: 413-592-3189
Fax: 413-594-2781

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And 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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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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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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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

868
Applied
690
Accepted
1,174
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

631
Females Applied
495
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

237
Males Applied
195
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.29
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 517
SAT Math 516
ACT Composite 21 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,114
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Fees

1,674
Full-time student fees
13,106
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

22,746
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,556
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,406
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,691
Avg. Loan Aid
14,622
Avg. Grant Aid
18,925
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,174
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.75%
Black or African American 8.84%
White or Caucasian 56.48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 2.19%
Other 17.95%

Gender

Male (26.15%)
Female (73.85%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 33%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

187
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 66
Part-time - 121
Male - 65
Female - 122