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  • Elmira College
  • General Address :
  • One Park Place
    Elmira, New York 14901
    Phone: (607) 735-1800
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 1,000-5,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Elmira College offers its students, in a supportive and collaborative environment, both liberal and professional education of sufficient breadth and depth to enable them to become more responsible and productive in society.
    Achieving this mission depends on accomplishing the following College objectives:
    Students at Elmira College will:
    I. Develop and employ skills in communication and critical thinking;
    II. Apply their skills in mathematics, and use information technology;
    III. Achieve intellectual breadth while laying the foundation for life-long learning, by successfully completing one or more courses in the following areas:
    A. the cultures of the United States, Europe, and the Non-Western world;
    B. the arts;
    C. the natural sciences, including laboratory experiences; and
    D. the social-behavioral sciences;
    IV. Give evidence of their ability to focus on specific topics of inquiry for a sustained period, by successfully completing intensive, sometimes cross-disciplinary and innovative studies during the Spring Term;
    V. Exhibit their ability to interact effectively with others, by engaging in such activities as group participation (including participation in collaborative coursework, athletics, clubs and organizations, or committees) and leadership (including leadership in honor societies, teams, classes, student media or student government):
    VI. Demonstrate their ability to contribute to the life of a community, by successfully completing experiences beyond the classroom such as community service, internships, and participation in residential living and in meaningful ceremonies traditions;
    VII. Confirm their readiness for post-graduate study or professional careers, by completing a major of their choice from a range of the liberal arts and sciences and professionally oriented disciplines.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $50
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants2,3246921,632
    Percent admitted80%77%81%
    Percent admitted who enrolled17%15%18%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading470570
    SAT Math480580
    ACT Composite2027
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$35,900$36,950$38,150$38,1500.0%
    Books and supplies$600$600$600$6000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$11,150$11,500$11,800$11,500-2.5%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$2,500$2,500$2,500$2,5000.0%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$48,200$49,600$51,100$50,800-0.6%
    Off Campus$39,550$40,750$41,950$41,9500.0%
    Off Campus with Family$38,550$39,750$40,950$40,9500.0%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (607) 735-1728
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid135399%————
    Grant or scholarship aid35399%$9,773,013$27,686
    Federal grants11933%$500,148$4,203
    Pell grants11933%$488,240$4,103
    Other federal grants123%$11,908$992
    State/local government grant or scholarships11532%$260,207$2,263
    Institutional grants or scholarships35399%$9,012,658$25,532
    Student loan aid28379%$1,719,931$6,077
    Federal student loans28379%$1,719,931$6,077
    Other student loans00%$0

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid11,30394%$31,645,597$24,287
    Pell grants48235%$1,657,076$3,438
    Federal student loans1,08078%$7,451,343$6,899

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