College of Our Lady of the Elms (Elms College)

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Elms College can be found in Chicopee, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,400 students enrolled per year at Elms College.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1230 (25th percentile) to 1570 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 16 (25th percentile) to 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into Elms College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Elms College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. College of Our Lady of the Elms sends acceptance letters to approximately 70% of students applying. Of those that are accepted, about 27% of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Elms College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for College of Our Lady of the Elms was reported as 74.9% in Fall 2013 with over 993 applications submitted to College of Our Lady of the Elms. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Elms College SAT Scores: 1230 - 1570
  • Elms College ACT Scores: 16 - 22
  • Elms College Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into College of Our Lady of the Elms?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of College of Our Lady of the Elms is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Elms College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 85.1%
  • 2010-2011: 84.7%
  • 2011-2012: 83.1%
  • 2012-2013: 80.1%
  • 2013-2014: 74.9%
  • Projected Elms College Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 79.6%

How Does Elms College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for College of Our Lady of the Elms is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
American International College67.8%
Springfield College69.9%
Western New England University81.5%
Bay Path College57.6%
Mount Holyoke College46.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Elms College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 520
Math400 - 520
Writing410 - 530
Total Score1230 - 1570
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score16 - 22
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