EC Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Next statements evaluate Elmira College by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($35,400) is relatively expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (80%) is higher (easy to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,120 SAT, 23 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (892) is very small.
  • It offers diverse area of study (59 programs).
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Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of EC are $35,400 and it is relatively expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College $35,400

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $26,737

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $27,722

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of EC are $16,800 and it is relatively inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College $16,800

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $18,688

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $23,572

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of EC is 80% and it is higher (easy to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 80%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 66%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 68%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of EC is 15% and the yield is very lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 15%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 35%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 43%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at EC is 1,120 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 1,120

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 1,206

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at EC is 23 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 23

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 77

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at EC is 68% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 68%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 56%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 59%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at EC is 4% and it is very lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 4%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 25%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 28%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at EC is 78% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 78%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 78%

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Student Population

The total student population at EC is 892 and its population very small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 892

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 2,477

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 2,948

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at EC is $28,465 which is 80.41% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is very higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College $28,465

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $16,488

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $17,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at EC is 11 to 1 and the ratio is lower (small size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 11 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

EC offers 59 programs and it means diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Elmira College 59

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 45

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 46

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