Campus & Student Life at Elms College

Home to about 1,030 undergraduates in 2020, Elms College is a small, private college located in Chicopee, Massachusetts. A safe, suburban environment can offer many of the amenities of city living without the constant hum. Should you tire of the campus however, Elms College offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Elms College can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Elms College Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Elms College is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Elms College Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 5.0% of the student population at Elms College. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Elms College Disability Services.

Elms College for the Military

While not a "service academy", Elms College does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Elms College Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Elms College for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Elms College

Elms College offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Elms College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Elms College

Elms College has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,030 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 881 (85.5%). Part-time attendance was 149 (14.5%).

Full-timePart-timeTotal
8811491,030

Elms College is Ranked #2,377 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Elms College is less diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Elms College #2377 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Elms College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Elms College by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Elms College Diversity Guide.

Elms College Competes in the NCAA

Elms College has a total of 236 student athletes, 97 men and 139 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$826,209
Total Expenses (all teams)$826,209
Net$0

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Elms College Athletics

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