January 28 2013
Elmira College has announced that it will freeze tuition, room and board rates for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. Additionally, the College has increased merit-based Honor Scholarships by $1,000 each year for all new full-time students entering in the Fall of 2013. This decision reflects Elmira College’s commitment to students and their families.
“Elmira College is committed to its mission of delivering a quality education to students and helping them succeed,” said President Ronald Champagne. “Graduating from Elmira College is an important step toward life-long success. In holding the line on the costs to attend the College, we are helping our students and their families keep an Elmira College education accessible and students on track to graduate in four years.”
Elmira College provides $27 million in scholarships and financial aid to more than 95 percent of its approximately 1,200 students. The College is the largest provider of gift aid to our students. In additions to the increases in merit-based aid, Elmira College will continue to fund need-based financial aid, as well.
The College will not cut to programs or services to make the tuition freeze possible. Conversely, Elmira College will continue renovating high-traffic classrooms with improved technology and furniture. The College has undertaken a major retention and recruiting effort to grow enrollment carefully in ways that will be supported appropriately.