If you are planning on applying to Elms College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Elms College's admissions stats.
|Elms College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Mean SAT Score||1108|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||9%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||1%|
These are the application deadlines for Elms College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Elms College does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Elms College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does Elms College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Elms College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Elms College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Elms College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Elms College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Elms College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Elms College has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 9% of Elms College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 1% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Elms College applicants, you should aim to score between 1065 and 1195 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Elms College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1195 and 25% of scored lower than 1065, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Elms College student is 1108.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Elms College students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Elms College students scored 605 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Elms College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Elms College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Elms College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Elms College.
Does Elms College accept transfer credits?
✅ Elms College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Elms College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Elms College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Elms College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Elms College?
❌ No, Elms College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Elms College's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Elms College is 68%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Elms College?
❌ Elms College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Elms College? Elms College is a somewhat selective institution. The Elms College acceptance rate is 68%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Elms College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Elms College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1195 and Above
1065 to 1195
1065 and Less
The median SAT score for Elms College students is 1108. Applicants with SAT scores of 1195 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Elms College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1065 to 1195 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1065 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Elms College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Elms College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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