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College of Our Lady of the Elms is a private institution that was founded in 1928. It has a suburban setting. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. College of Our Lady of the Elms's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 23. Its tuition and fees are $29,112 (2012-13).
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Elms College exists for the pursuit of truth; the accurate transmission of knowledge; the general well-being of society; and the personal, spiritual, and intellectual development of its students. Elms College aims to assist in the development of students rooted in faith, educated in mind, compassionate in heart, responsive to civic and social obligations, capable of adjusting to change without compromising principle, and able to respond creatively to the demands of their chosen careers.
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to College of Our Lady of the Elms, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due December 15. The application fee at College of Our Lady of the Elms is $30. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 83.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||83.1%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||December 15|
The student-faculty ratio at College of Our Lady of the Elms is 16:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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College of Our Lady of the Elms is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
College of Our Lady of the Elms offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. College of Our Lady of the Elms also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at College of Our Lady of the Elms, 20 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at College of Our Lady of the Elms.
|Students who have cars on campus||20%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At College of Our Lady of the Elms, 80.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $16,638.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$29,112 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,560 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data