Elmira College in Elmira

Elmira, NY

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Overview

Elmira College offers 156-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 82%. 29.4% are women, and 70.6% are men. 4% percents of international students. Elmira College is a member of 5 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Elmira College is 24653$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $40950 and $51100 per year. 60% of full-time Elmira College students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $42,500, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Elmira College is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$24,653
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Elmira College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$23,711
$30,001 - $48,000$21,351
$48,001 - $75,000$22,259
$75,001 - $110,000$25,150
$110,001+$27,354

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 6400

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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24%

Types of financial aids

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1246 of Elmira College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 91 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Elmira College number 76 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New York.

Students at Elmira College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$42,500

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

5%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Elmira College.

ROTC

ROTC - Army

ROTC - Air Force

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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60%
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Elmira College graduation rate is above the national average.

60% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Elmira College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

9 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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82%

In comparison to National Average

Elmira College acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 67%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 15%.

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82%
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In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 71%, so Elmira College acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 11%.

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82%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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17%

Total

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17%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

79%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Elmira College full-time retention rate is 79% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Elmira College is 12:1, that means that for every 12 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

12:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

66
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4%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Elmira College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Elmira College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in New York.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by One Park Place address in Elmira, New York.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Elmira College with 0.27% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are forcible sex offense, burglary, and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Elmira College offers 156 programs in total: 126 are for Bachelor's degree, 21 - for Master's degree, and 9 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 481 universities in New York state. Elmira College is one of the few institutions in New York that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New York state average data to help you compare.

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Elmira College provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1369 students with 41055 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 86 with 2070 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: One Park Place

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Four-one-four plan

General Phone Number: +6077351800

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: elmira.edu

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