Elmira College

country rank  1046
world rank  3073

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University Overview

Established in 1855, Elmira College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Elmira (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Elmira College (EC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Elmira College (EC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 165 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym EC
Founded 1855
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address One Park Place
Elmira (population range: 10,000-49,999)
14901 New York
United States
T +1 (607) 735 1800
F +1 (607) 735 1758

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office One Park Place
Elmira 14901
+1 (607) 735 1724
800 935 6472

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Elmira College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing-Inc ACEN
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council TEAC
  • Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020