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College of Our Lady of the Elms
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  • 4 Year
  • CHICOPEE, MA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

editorial

Our Lady of the Elms is an above-average private, Catholic college located in Chicopee, Massachusetts in the Springfield, MA Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 997 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Our Lady of the Elms acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Nursing, Social Work and Youth Services, and Speech Language Pathology. Graduating 73% of students, Our Lady of the Elms alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $43,100.

About

291 SPRINGFIELD ST
CHICOPEE, MA 01013
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New England Collegiate Conference

College of Our Lady of the Elms Rankings

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Our Lady of the Elms Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1130
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$23,871 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,944 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 17 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 21 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 21 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    18%
  • On Campus
    74%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
997 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
126
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Happy
    80%
  • kind
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
87%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 23 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 32 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Small
    87%
  • Home away from home
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 13 responses

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