The EC Experience


An Elmira College liberal arts education provides you with opportunities to explore the world beyond, transforming you into a responsible global citizen and leader prepared for a lifetime of personal growth.


At Elmira College, you are more than just a number, and our liberal arts curriculum and unique academic programs assure that you are actively involved in your own learning and development from the very start to the very end of your four years here. From your first Freshman Writing and Core classes and Encore performances during Freshman Orientation to your Community Service and Internship later on, your time at Elmira will be filled with unique opportunities designed to satisfy your thirst for knowledge and help you develop interpersonal skills vital to success in any profession. At EC, you will find a supportive environment of faculty, administrators, and other students who are genuinely interested in working with you and helping you succeed. Completing the requirements for a degree at EC assures that you will be ready to take on the challenges of being a leader in today’s fast-paced multicultural world.