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Elmira is a private, liberal arts college. Founded as a women's college in 1855, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 42-acre campus is located in a residential area of Elmira.

Website: www.elmira.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,101
Undergraduate
Students
(69.9%) 770 Women
(30.1%) 331 Men
86
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
82% of 2,096 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.22
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
23 average
22-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$49,050
Tuition and Fees
$35,400
Room and Board
$12,500
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$33,262
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,084
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
69
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Elmira Population
28,899
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
88% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Soaring Eagle
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.7% White
4.6% Unknown
International Students
4.5% from 12 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
55.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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