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Elms College
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  • 4 Year
  • CHICOPEE, MA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  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
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A

editorial

Elms College 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 885 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Elms College acceptance rate is 70%. Popular majors include Nursing, Social Work and Youth Services, and Biology. Graduating 68% of students, Elms College 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
Great Northeast Athletic Conference

Elms College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Elms College Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1050-1180
ACT Range
21-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$22,889 / 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
$26,680 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 17 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    32%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
885 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
175
Undergrads Over 25
29%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Happy
    67%
  • kind
    17%
  • Nerdy
    8%
  • Outgoing
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
44%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 25 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 34 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Small
    93%
  • Home away from home
    13%
  • Underrated
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
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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