Elmira College (EC)

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Elmira College can be found in Elmira, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. EC has only around 900 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1020 (25th percentile) to 1220 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 21 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the Elmira College (EC) average GPA (3.13 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Elmira College accepts roughly 80% of those that apply. Of those that are accepted, nearly 15% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .elmira.edu.

Overall Elmira College (EC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Elmira College was reported as 80.1% in Fall 2020 with over 1,840 applications submitted to Elmira College. 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

  • EC ACT Scores: 21 - 25
  • EC Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Elmira College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Elmira College 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for EC has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 82.2%
  • 2017-2018: 85.1%
  • 2018-2019: 84.5%
  • 2019-2020: 80.1%
  • Projected EC Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 76.8%

How Does Elmira College (EC) Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Elmira College is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wells College83.2%
Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania40.6%
Houghton College80.7%
Cazenovia College93.7%
Hilbert College92.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Elmira College (EC) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 610
Math510 - 610
Total Score1020 - 1220
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score21 - 25
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