Chances of getting into Elmira College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
85.1%
Admission Difficulty for Elmira College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into EC and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #131 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,886 out of 2,216 applicants were admitted making Elmira College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Elmira College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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EC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Elmira College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Elmira College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

EC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Scores for Elmira College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Elmira College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.24
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Elmira College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Elmira College was 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #72 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.24 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as EC accepts 85% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Elmira College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 22% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

58% of Elmira College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Elmira College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 28%
Top 25% of class 58%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

Elmira College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,473 743 2,216
Accepted 1,272 614 1,886
Acceptance Rate 86% 83% 85%
Enrolled 139 66 205
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 11% 11%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
108

Applicants have 108 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to EC before the Apr 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Elmira College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Elmira College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Elmira College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

85% of those who apply are granted admission to EC. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.