Elmira College: Review & Facts

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Elmira College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,380 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1855 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Elmira, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Elmira College.

Elmira College deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, Management, Business, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
79%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Elmira College is fair at 79% (close to New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Elmira College is average: 63%. Nearly 1% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Elmira College is pretty good, 12:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$40,000
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, $38,300 per year. The additional fees at EC beyond tuition are nearly $1,700; this comes to $40,000 a year.

Read the details about Elmira College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 2,387 applications were submitted and 1,818 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Elmira College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Medium
Elmira College provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at EC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Elmira College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- about $6,400 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Elmira College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Elmira College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Elmira College Location and Maps



Post Address: Elmira College, One Park Place, Elmira, New York 14901, USA
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