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Located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, Elms College is a private not-for-profit institution. Chicopee is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

$41,454 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
68% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Elms College?


Contact details for Elms College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 291 Springfield St, Chicopee, MA 01013
Phone: 413-594-2761

How Do I Get Into Elms College?

You can apply to Elms College online at:

Admission Requirements for Elms College

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Elms College?

68% Acceptance Rate
69% Of Accepted Are Women
9% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Elms College is 68%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 69% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 73%.

Average Test Scores

About 9% of students accepted to Elms College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 605. Math scores were between 520 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Elms College  ( 530 to 605 )

SAT Math Scores for Elms College  ( 520 to 590 )
Elms College received ACT scores from 1% of accepted students.

Can I Afford Elms College?

$41,454 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
1.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Elms College is $41,454. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Elms College, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $10,552 a year. That adds up to $42,208 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Elms College is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Elms College Undergraduate Student Diversity

885 Full-Time Undergraduates
76% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,060 undergraduate students at Elms College, with 885 being full-time and 175 being part-time.


There are also 319 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 885 full-time undergraduates at Elms College, 24% are male and 76% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Elms College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 81
Hispanic or Latino 159
White 473
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 144

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Elms College. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 19 countries are represented at Elms College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Japan, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Online Learning at Elms College

221 Took All Classes Online
616 Took At Least One Class Online
36.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 616 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Elms College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 9th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Elms College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Elms College was 36.4%. This is the #520 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Elms College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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