About Elmira College

Elmira College, established in 1855 in Elmira, New York, is a private liberal arts institution with a rich history of pioneering women’s education. Nestled on a picturesque 55-acre campus, the college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Elmira College offers a diverse range of undergraduate programs across arts and sciences, business, education, and nursing, embodying a commitment to liberal arts education. The campus is not only known for its academic offerings but also for its historical association with Mark Twain, with the Mark Twain Study situated on the premises. Elmira College provides students with a vibrant campus life through various extracurricular activities, including academic clubs and NCAA Division III sports teams. The college’s motto, “In loco parentis,” reflects its dedication to fostering a supportive and enriching educational environment.

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One Park Place, Elmira, NY 14901

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