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Elmira College

Elmira, NY

Regional Colleges North

Founded in 1855, Elmira College is a private institution located in the Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York. Throughout their college career, students are required to live on campus, a practice the college believes will foster closer relationships and experiences.

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Quick Facts

1 Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901

2013-2014 Tuition

$38,150 Tuition and Fees


1386 undergraduate students
29% male / 71% female


rolling application deadline
88.9% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1855

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, Education, Other, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Biological and Physical Sciences, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Community Organization and Advocacy, Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other, Social Sciences, General, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General

Minors Offered

Business Administration and Management, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,386
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,148
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 185
Percent of male undergraduates: 29%
Percent of female undergraduates: 71%
Percent of international undergraduates: 3%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: basketball, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, volleyball
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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