Elmira College

Elmira, NY, USA
3.79 Average Rating

Elmira College is a private, coeducational liberal arts school located in Elmira, New York, and nationally recognized as the “Twain Site” as the guardian to the Quarry Farm and home of the Center for Mark Twain Studies, as well as the Mark Twain Archives. At Elmira college, all students must complete an internship and 60-hours of community service to graduate. Elmira has a “selective” and test-optional admissions policy.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
85%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. October 15, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
59%
Out-Of-State Students
38%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,012
Total Number of Undergrads
938
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
81%
20-39 Students
17%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
52%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,255
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$41,900
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$41,900
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,000
Books and Supplies
$600

Aid & Grants

0
100
76%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
33%
Average Aid Per Year
$26,883
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
33%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,649
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$24,428

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
79%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,878
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$23,250
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
29%
71%
Student Organizations
80
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
85%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Soaring Eagle
School Colors
Purple/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Elmira
New York
Boston
Ithaca
Rochester
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.79 Average Rating
this school was my first choice since i was a junior in high school. for me to get accepted here is an great honor. even though the classes are sometime hard theres alway tutoring and office hours from your professor willing to help you all the way through the term.
Celida from Bronx, NY
Elmira College is a school for students looking for a small, private school with a welcoming spirit and a tight-knit community. The professors will know you by your first name, and you will soon realize that you are an important asset to the college as a whole. Elmira College offers strong academics as well as a wonderful place to gain the full college experience.
Stephanie from Cicero, NY
elmira college is a small institution and is a liberal arts college. students can easily navigate the campus and can pick up on the traditions at elmira very quickly. elmira college, ec, is a nice college for a student to attend if he or she can afford it.
Blaine from Elmira, NY
Elmira is academically and aesthetically pleasing. It offers great one-on-one with teachers and has wonderful academic, sports, arts, and more programs. Many changes are in the way right now, making the school to be even better very soon!
Mallori from Gregory, MI
This beautiful college was my first choice the moment I set foot on campus. The students, staff and faculty assisted me with any questions with smiles on their faces. I cannot wait to join the Elmira family!
Kaitlynn from Phillipsburg, NJ

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