Elmira College Top Questions

What kind of person should attend this school?


Any individual with dedication, committment, a drive for academic success, and an open mind should attend this school. The campus is very diverse in cultural backgrounds as many students are in fact international students. With so much diversity, the students here should pocess tolerance or acceptance of other cultures.


A person who takes great joy in the little things a small prestigous college has to offer: personal tutors, small class sizes, one-on-one academic advisor sessions weekly, writing tutorials, encore performances at local theatres for free and many wonderful chances to heighten one's resume with community service at multiple agencies throughout the county.


A person who is committed to hard work and willing to let their hair down a bit on the weekends. A person who appreciates history and tradition would love Elmira.


A person who is friendly, open to having close friendships with a lot of different types of people, someone who appreciates the color purple and the fact that we have our own "politically correct" system, and is willing to be an active part of a close-knit community.


Someone who is looking for a school that is into traditions and school spirit. Also, being that it is a smaller school, someone looking at EC should be excited about knowing the student body and the faculty and staff.


A person that wants their professors to know them as a person, not just as a number.


Someone who wants small class sizes and doesn't mind having a lot of free time if not involved in sports.


Someone who is out going who will be able to make it for themselves. Someone who can keep up with work.


Elmira College students aer unique in that they fit here perfectly. The ones that dont usually transfer. you must be looking for a tight-knit community that is proud of their college and is very driven to succeed.


People who love life, are energetic, want to get a good liberal arts education, prefer a smaller school, want to live at school, and those who want to be busy and get involved in a lot of campus activities.

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