Description

Elmira College in Elmira, New York, is a small liberal arts college with a rich history. Elmira College was one of the first schools to offer educational opportunities to women, well over 150 years ago. Today Elmira operates as a highly selective institution, where students get a rigorous and personalized education from expert faculty.

Elmira College’s major areas of study include:

  • American Studies
  • Chemical Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Speech and Hearing
  • Theatre

Elmira’s enrollment rarely rises far beyond 1,000. Students, therefore, get the advantage of small classes and close contact with quality faculty, many of whom hold terminal degrees.

Elmira’s small student body and campus activities also ensure close relationships among students.

Admission to Elmira is selective. More than 30% of students were Salutatorians or Valedictorians of their graduating class. In addition to GPA, class rank and ACT or SAT scores, Elmira evaluates extracurricular activities, recommendation letters and applicants’ essays.

Elmira participates in federal financial aid programs, including loans and grants. Full and partial tuition scholarships are available as well. Criteria used for distributing scholarships include academic merit, leadership activities and financial need.

Quick Facts about Elmira College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Soaring Eagles

Website

www.elmira.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$ 35,500

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 35,500

Retention Rate

71%

Enrollment

1,692

Year Established

1855

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

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100% of students gave Elmira College 4 stars overall.

Alumnus - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

So far from what I have read from the Elmira guide, I like the program that they are offering and I feel like I can fit in perfectly. what I really like about Elmira is that they have a term III program where student can travel abroad to study or what about different type of experiences.

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Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,386
Freshman Class
437
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,692

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
82%
Graduate
18%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
84%
Part-Time
16%

Gender of Students

Women
67%
Men
33%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
African American
2%
Caucasian
68%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
27%

International Students

International
4%
Domestic
96%

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