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Enhanced Tuition Awards (ETA)

As evident by our recent elevation to a National Top-tier Liberal Arts College by US News & World Report, along with being one of only 286 Phi Beta Kappa colleges in the nation, Elmira College is dedicated to providing students with an outstanding broad-based education. We truly believe that attending Elmira College is one of the best investments you will make.  However, we do understand that you may have concerns about paying for an Elmira College education.   

For New York State students, Elmira College provides more than $12 million per year in scholarships and grants; our merit-based awards can total more than $100,000 per student over four years.  Below you’ll find information about the Enhanced Tuition Awards, the private college aspect of the recently announced New York State Excelsior Scholarship for public colleges and universities.

Begins in Fall 2017
Get up to $6,000 in private college tuition awards.

The following information reflects what has been made public by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC).  To receive updates regarding the Enhanced Tuition Awards (ETA), such as when applications are open, sign up for the email alert from HESC.

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