College of Our Lady of the Elms Rankings

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#6270 of 14,160In the World
#1583 of 2,624In North America
#1502 of 2,523In the United States
#69 of 89In Massachusetts

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$23,871 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,123
Graduates
372
Male:Female Ratio
23:77
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

College of Our Lady of the Elms Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%71%76%
Applicants875218657
Admissions657155502
Freshmen enrolled full time17841137
Freshmen enrolled part time22

267 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

156 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
155 or 86%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 970
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the College of Our Lady of the Elms are 970-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
14 or 8%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the College of Our Lady of the Elms are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White678 (45%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown453 (30%)
Hispanic169 (11%)
Black or African American112 (8%)
Asian42 (3%)
Two or more races24 (2%)
Nonresident Alien13 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,871/year
Average aid awarded
$24,944
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,504
$30-48K$18,295
$48-75K$25,959
$75-110K$25,186
$110K+$28,759

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$35,270$14,814
Tuition in-state$35,270$14,814
Tuition out-of-state$35,270$14,814
Fee in-district$1,730$200
Fee in-state$1,730$200
Fee out-of-state$1,730$200

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity405
Combined charge for room and board$13,600

College of Our Lady of the Elms Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse132
Social Work63
Special Education and Teaching, General51
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist1711
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other168
Biomedical Sciences, General24
Medical & Health Management and Clinical Assistant & Specialist20
Nursing Practice20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General19
Psychology, General18
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other16
Education, General15
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General11
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration11
Business Administration and Management, General10
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9
Accounting7
Chemistry, General6
Computer Graphics5
Financial Planning and Services5
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4
Religious Education4
Nursing Science4
Marketing, Other3
History, General2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other2
Legal Studies, General2
English Language and Literature, General1
Sociology1
Computer and Information Sciences, General1
Mathematics, General1
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies1
Grand Total1738411320
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%80%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
98
Citations
1,483

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
42 / 431
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
20 / 206
Biology
18 / 246
Veterinary
10 / 221
Psychology
10 / 382
Nursing
6 / 68
Botany
5 / 140
Health Science
5 / 32
Art & Design
5 / 1
Environmental Science
4 / 151
Demography
4 / 61
Business
4 / 77
Social Psychology
4 / 307
Animal Science
4 / 51
Computer Science
4 / 0
Family medicine
4 / 7
History
3 / 0
Child Psychology
3 / 289
Agricultural Science
3 / 78
Mathematics
3 / 32
Sociology
3 / 103
Gerontology
3 / 6
Healthcare Management (MHA)
3 / 9
Anatomy and Physiology
3 / 34
Classics and Ancient History
2 / 0
Social Work
2 / 24
Information Technology
2 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
2 / 17
Human Resource Management
2 / 66
Math Teachers
2 / 16
Ecology
2 / 95
Media Studies
2 / 0
Occupational Therapy
2 / 2
Literature
2 / 1
Art History
2 / 1
Pathology
2 / 19
Multimedia
2 / 0
Cardiology
2 / 3
Economics
2 / 1
Gender Studies
2 / 66

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990219
199116
199203
1993017
199415
199515
1996215
1997323
1998114
1999517
2000218
2001124
2002129
2003259
2004133
2005142
2006140
2007143
2008745
2009261
2010447
2011554
2012665
20131171
2014380
2015297
2016274
2017397
2018381
2019579
2020394

Notable alumni

  1. Barbara E. McGann

    Photo
    Barbara E. McGann
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in the College of Our Lady of the Elms
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in English
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Retired Rear Admiral Barbara Elizabeth McGann was the executive director of the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School in Marlborough, Massachusetts until her retirement at the end of the 2010 – 2011 academic year (first graduating class at AMSA). She was one of the first women to achieve two-star rank in the United States Navy.

General info

Alternative namesElms College
Founded1928
MottoViam Veritatis Elegi
I have chosen the way of truth
Colorsgreen, gold, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff233
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address291 Springfield St
Chicopee, Massachusetts, 01013
United States
City population55,000
Phone4135942761
Fax+1 (413) 592 4871

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