Elmira College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$41,900
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$27,268
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
3.87%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
85.1%
2,216 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,012
82.9% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
60.3%
213 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 (61 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees), and General Psychology (31 degrees).

In 2017, 403 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Elmira College. 74.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (341 degrees), 26.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Elmira College is $41,900, which is $16,706 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Elmira College is $41,900, which is $16,706 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,268.

In 2017, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,900
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Elmira College was $41,900. The cost of tuition at Elmira College is $16,706 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$27,268
2017 Value
4.78%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Elmira College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,268. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Elmira College grew by 4.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,250
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Elmira College was of $7,250 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
75%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Elmira College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.1% with respect to 2016, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.87%
2016 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Elmira College was 3.87%, which represents 16 out of the 413 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Elmira College received 2,216 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.73% annual growth. Out of those 2,216 applicants, 1,886 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,012 students enrolled at Elmira College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Elmira College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,886
Accepted Out of 2,216

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Elmira College was 85.1% (1,886 admissions from 2,216 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 82.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.73%, while admissions grew by 9.52%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Elmira College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Elmira College has a total enrollment of 1,012 students. The full-time enrollment at Elmira College is 839 students and the part-time enrollment is 173. This means that 82.9% of students enrolled at Elmira College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Elmira College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.1% White, 4.55% Black or African American, 3.06% Hispanic or Latino, 2.27% Asian, 1.68% Two or More Races, 0.593% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Elmira College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (55%), followed by White Male (22.8%) and Black or African American Female (3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.3%), followed by White Male (16.7%) and Asian Female (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Elmira College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,012 students. The full-time enrollment at Elmira College is 839 and the part-time enrollment is 173. This means that 82.9% of students enrolled at Elmira College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2017 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 65%. 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
    790
  2. Black or African American
    46
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    31

The enrolled student population at Elmira College is 78.1% White, 4.55% Black or African American, 3.06% Hispanic or Latino, 2.27% Asian, 1.68% Two or More Races, 0.593% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 62 students (6.13%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 195 more women than men received degrees from Elmira College. The majority of degree recipients at Elmira College are white (341 degrees awarded). There were 26.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Elmira College is Registered Nursing (61 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees) and General Psychology (31 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 History (10 degrees awarded), Education (71 degrees), and Physical Sciences (11 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 (2,082,217 people), Physicians (482,933 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (437,236 people), Other managers (418,772 people), and Secondary school teachers (377,362 people).

The most specialized majors at Elmira College are History (10 degrees awarded), Education (71 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), Social Sciences (39 degrees), and Biology (29 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elmira College are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Elmira College are History (10 degrees awarded), Education (71 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), Social Sciences (39 degrees), and Biology (29 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 (3,120,887 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (789,539 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (684,348 people), Legal services (354,938 people), and Computer Systems Design (263,956 people).

The most specialized majors at Elmira College are History (10 degrees awarded), Education (71 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), Social Sciences (39 degrees), and Biology (29 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. 61 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 41 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 31 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Elmira College was Registered Nursing with 61 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 104
  2. 299

In 2017, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Elmira College, which is 0.348 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (299).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Elmira College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 55 degrees were awarded to women at Elmira College in Registered Nursing, which is 9.17 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 52% of students graduating from Elmira College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Elmira College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.469% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Elmira College is white (341 degrees awarded). There were 26.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

2.23% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    252 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Elmira College is white female (252 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (89 degrees).

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Operations

Elmira College has an endowment valued at nearly $41.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.53M (13.4%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Elmira College had a total salary expenditure of $42.4M. Elmira College employs 27 Associate professors, 18 Assistant professors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Elmira College are Male Associate professors (14), Female Associate professors(13), and Female Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elmira College are: Service, with 40 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$41.4M
2017 Endowment
8.96%
growth from 2016

Elmira College has an endowment valued at about $41.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Elmira College grew 8.96% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.24M higher 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. $674k - Federal
  2. $25.8k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Elmira College received $674k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $25.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.9M
2017 Salaries
14%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Elmira College paid a median of $11.9M in salaries, which represents 28.1% of their overall expenditure ($42.4M) and a 14% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.1% decline from 2015 and a 0.114% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.7M
Instructional Salaries
65
Number of Employees

In 2017, Elmira College paid a total of $3.7M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Elmira College were Associate professor with 27 employees; Assistant professor with 18 employees; and Assistant professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elmira College were Service with 40 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Elmira College was Male Associate professor with 14 employees, Female Associate professor with 13 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 12 employees.

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

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