|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into EC and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #124 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,409 out of 1,695 applicants were admitted making Elmira College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Elmira College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Elmira College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||446|
|SAT Math 25th||444|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||652|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1302|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Elmira College?
Elmira College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 680. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #59 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1302 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1096 to 1302||Avg +||83%-89%|
|890 to 1096||Avg -||74%-83%|
|684 to 890||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 684||Low||<63%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||22|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into EC?
Admission data indicates that EC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #62 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Elmira College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>89%|
|22 to 27||Avg +||83%-89%|
|17 to 22||Avg -||74%-83%|
|12 to 17||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 12||Low||<63%|
What GPA do you need to get into Elmira College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into EC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Elmira College was 3.22 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #79 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.22 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as EC accepts 83% of all applicants.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
69% of Elmira College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||45%|
|Top 50% of class||69%|
|Lower 50% of class||31%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||10%||12%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Elmira College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Elmira College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190983 IPEDS survey data for Elmira College.
83% of those who apply are granted admission to EC. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1302. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 27. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.