Elmira College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,578
2% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,944
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.59%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
83.1%
1,695 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
768
90.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
67.5%
222 Graduates

About

Elmira College is a higher education institution located in Chemung County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Elmira College were Registered Nursing (46 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees), and General Psychology (19 degrees).

In 2020, 256 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Elmira College. 70.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (204 degrees), 13.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Elmira College is $34,578, which is $6,178 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Elmira College is $34,578, which is $6,178 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,944.

In 2020, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,578
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Elmira College was $34,578. The cost of tuition at Elmira College is $6,178 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$21,944
2020 Value
3.56%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Elmira College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,944. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Elmira College grew by 3.56%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,500
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Elmira College was of $7,500 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board increased by 3.45% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Elmira College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.15% with respect to 2019, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.59%
2018 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Elmira College was 5.59%, which represents 20 out of the 358 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Elmira College received 1,695 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.93% annual decline. Out of those 1,695 applicants, 1,409 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.1% acceptance rate.

There were 768 students enrolled at Elmira College in 2020, and 39% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Elmira College has an overall enrollment yield of 11.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,409
Accepted Out of 1,695

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Elmira College was 83.1% (1,409 admissions from 1,695 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 80.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −7.93%, while admissions declined by −4.47%.

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SAT Scores

39%
Submission Percentage
63
Scores Submitted

39% of enrolled first-time students at Elmira College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Elmira College has a total enrollment of 768 students. The full-time enrollment at Elmira College is 698 students and the part-time enrollment is 70. This means that 90.9% of students enrolled at Elmira College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Elmira College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.3% White, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 4.56% Black or African American, 2.86% Two or More Races, 1.69% Asian, 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.13% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Elmira College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.3%), followed by White Male (22%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (37.5%), followed by White Female (37.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Elmira College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 768 students. The full-time enrollment at Elmira College is 698 and the part-time enrollment is 70. This means that 90.9% of students enrolled at Elmira College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Elmira College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Elmira College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    586
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    46
  3. Black or African American
    35

The enrolled student population at Elmira College is 76.3% White, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 4.56% Black or African American, 2.86% Two or More Races, 1.69% Asian, 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.13% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 106 more women than men received degrees from Elmira College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Elmira College is white (204 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Elmira College is Registered Nursing (46 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees) and General Psychology (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Elmira College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees awarded), Education (38 degrees), and Biology (18 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elmira College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,701,495 people), Accountants & auditors (1,030,834 people), Other managers (903,844 people), Secondary school teachers (613,045 people), and Financial managers (528,974 people).

The most specialized majors at Elmira College are Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees awarded), Education (38 degrees), Biology (18 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Business (63 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elmira College are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Elmira College are Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees awarded), Education (38 degrees), Biology (18 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Business (63 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elmira College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,499,071 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (929,091 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (906,885 people), Computer Systems Design (577,531 people), and Banking & related activities (534,336 people).

The most specialized majors at Elmira College are Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees awarded), Education (38 degrees), Biology (18 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Business (63 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Elmira College.
Most Common
  1. 46 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Elmira College was Registered Nursing with 46 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

75
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
181
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Elmira College, which is 0.414 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (181).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Elmira College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 45 degrees were awarded to women at Elmira College in Registered Nursing, which is 45 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 61% of students graduating from Elmira College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Elmira College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.95% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    204 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Elmira College is white (204 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

3.52% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    147 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    57 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Elmira College is white female (147 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (57 degrees).

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Operations

Elmira College has an endowment valued at nearly $31M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−3.05%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Elmira College had a total salary expenditure of $35.2M. Elmira College employs 25 Assistant professors, 19 Associate professors, and 5 Professors. Most academics at Elmira College are Female Assistant professors (14), Male Assistant professors(11), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elmira College are: Service, with 33 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 27 employees, and Management with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$31M
2020 Endowment
24.5%
decline from 2019

Elmira College has an endowment valued at about $31M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Elmira College declined 24.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.81M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $217k - Federal
  2. $5.88k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Elmira College received $217k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.88k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.1M
2020 Salaries
0.904%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Elmira College paid a median of $11.1M in salaries, which represents 31.6% of their overall expenditure ($35.2M) and a 0.904% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.35% decline from 2018 and a 3.35% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.29M
Instructional Salaries
60
Number of Employees

In 2020, Elmira College paid a total of $3.29M to 60 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
33 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Elmira College were Assistant professor with 25 employees; Associate professor with 19 employees; and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elmira College were Service with 33 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees; and Management with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Elmira College was Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Elmira College.

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