College of Our Lady of the Elms: Review & Facts

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College of Our Lady of the Elms is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,715 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1928 and is one of the 2 schools located in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

College of Our Lady of the Elms is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
Fair
At College of Our Lady of the Elms you can get your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

College of Our Lady of the Elms deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, Education, Marketing and Advertising, and Retailing and Wholesaling. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
82%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at College of Our Lady of the Elms is high at 82% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at College of Our Lady of the Elms is average: 68%. Nearly 8% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at College of Our Lady of the Elms is pretty good, 13:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,400
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - $30,800 annually. The additional fees at College of Our Lady of the Elms beyond tuition are around $1,600; which makes it a total of $32,400 annually.

Read the details about College of Our Lady of the Elms additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
75%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 832 applications were submitted and 623 were accepted, so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at College of Our Lady of the Elms in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
College of Our Lady of the Elms offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of Our Lady of the Elms, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
College of Our Lady of the Elms offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at College of Our Lady of the Elms. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, College of Our Lady of the Elms appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of Our Lady of the Elms Location and Maps



Post Address: College of Our Lady of the Elms, 291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013, USA
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