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.
Key Admissions Stats
- Not for Profit
This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission
Level of Institution
|Application Type||Application Deadline||Reply Deadline|
|Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier.||October 15|
The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.
Admitted Student Stats
Average SAT Composite: 1128
Key Academic Stats
Highest Degree Offered
Total Number of Students
Total Number of Undergrads
Four-one-four planSee your fit
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
10:1US National: 21:1
Tuition, Cost & Aid
Key Financial Stats
Average Net Price
|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.||
|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.||
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Aid & Grants
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.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.
Average Aid Per Year
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
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.
Average Loan Amount Per Year
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.
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.
Key Campus Stats
32%US National: 44%
68%US National: 56%
Size of Town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
On Campus Women's Center
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Divisional Sports Nickname
Purple and Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
24-HR security patrol
Campus emergency phones
Post Grad Stats
Top 5 Cities
6 years after graduation
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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