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Elmira College offers a rich, vibrant community where students discover their true passion. With supportive peers and engaging faculty, you'll immediately feel at home. Applying to Elmira's undergraduate programs has never been easier. With rolling decisions and your own personalized portal, you'll get your acceptance decision in no time.


Alex Taylor '23

“The second you walk on campus the professors provide you with so many great opportunities. At this school, you’ll generate connections with these professors that will truly last a lifetime.”

Alex Taylor '23

Take a Tour

Let our Gold Keys be your campus tour guide! Visiting campus is the best way to explore all that Elmira College offers you. Led by current Elmira students, you'll tour the facilities — including our state-of-the-art nursing simulation lab — and hear a lecture by one of our expert faculty on environmental science and sustainability. You could also catch a Soaring Eagles athletics event and talk with current students about their experience.

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Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • Have your high school guidance counselor send your official transcript, including senior year courses and grades to date.
  • Submit one academic letter of recommendation completed by a teacher or school counselor.
  • Have your official SAT and/or ACT scores sent to Elmira College (if applicable). As a test-optional institution, we do not require the SAT or ACT for admission.

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Now is your time to get to know us — a college unlike any other.  We’re ready to share advice about college admission and updates about all things Elmira!

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Find Your Place at Elmira College

Learning at Elmira College

At Elmira College, we celebrate who you are while preparing you for success. Small class sizes mean faculty and staff get to know you and are there to help you along your college journey. And with more than 35 majors, minors, and concentrations, combined with an active campus life experience and small class sizes, EC is your place to discover who you are, how to lead, and set the career goals that are right for you.

Academic Programs

Financial Aid

Getting the education you want shouldn't mean sacrificing yourself to a future of debt, which is why Elmira College has one of the lowest undergraduate tuition prices of any four-year private college or university in the region. Connect with a financial aid counselor to find the best aid for your wallet and your future. 

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Campus Life at Elmira

From arts and culture to game nights and DIY projects, Elmira's campus is a hub of activity for students to connect with each other or take a break and recharge. Our students' interests are as diverse as their studies. With nearly 50 clubs and organizations to choose from, there's something for everyone. Get involved with something you love, or branch out with something new. Either way, you'll find a reason to call Elmira home.

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