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. Around a thousand students are enrolled at Elmira College.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 950 (25th percentile) to 1150 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 27 (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 (3.06 - 3.45) 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 17% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at elmira.edu.

Overall Elmira College (EC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Elmira College was reported as 79.8% in Fall 2013 with over 2,320 college 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: 20 - 27
  • EC Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Elmira College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of EC 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Elmira College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 79.1%
  • 2010-2011: 81.8%
  • 2011-2012: 75.5%
  • 2012-2013: 88.9%
  • 2013-2014: 79.8%
  • Projected EC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 81.7%

How Does Elmira College (EC) Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Elmira College is forty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania92.3%
Keuka College87.8%
Wells College59.7%
Alfred University69.8%
SUNY College of Technology at Alfred54.9%

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 Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


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

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 27
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