Undergraduate Application for Admission

Application Information

A message from the campus:

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for submitting your application to Elms College!  If at any time you have questions regarding this application, please do not hesitate to contact the admission office at 1-800-255-3567.  I also encourage you to contact us to schedule a campus visit.

This application is for full-time undergraduate applicants only.

If you are seeking admission as a part-time, graduate, or post-bac pre-med student, please contact the office of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies by calling 413-265-2445 for the appropriate application.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are applying to the Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing Program, the deadline for completed applications is March 15.

We look forward to working with you during this exciting time.


Joseph P. Wagner

Director of Admission

Last updated: 10/5/2016 5:57AM PST

After reading the instructions, please fill out the online application as thoroughly as possible. When you are finished, click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the last page of the application or on the left column of any application screen. Print and return the application agreement statement to the address on the right. There is no application fee to apply for Elms College.

First-year Admission

To complete a first year application, please submit the following:
  • Essay
  • High school transcript
  • SAT I or ACT scores
  • Two letters of recommendation (Nursing applicants only)

Transfer Admission

Transfer applicants (including Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing), please submit the following:
  • Essay
  • High school transcript (only for applicants with fewer than 24 college credits)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended

International Admission

To apply for international admission, students must submit in addition to the items listed above, the following:
  • A completed Elms College Documentation of Financial Support, officially certified.
  • A bank reference with U.S. dollar figures that verifies the student's, the student's family and/or sponsor's ability to pay the costs required to attend Elms College. The reference should be officially certified and signed by a bank official.
  • All secondary school and university transcripts must be certified and notarized showing courses completed and grades received, including an explanation of the grading system. University transcripts must include descriptions of each course or subject. Transcripts from non-English speaking countries must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • Official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The reporting code number for Elms College is 3283.

Contact Us

Elms College
Office of Undergraduate Admission
291 Springfield Street
Chicopee, MA  01013

In-state telephone: 413-592-3189
Out-of-state telephone: 800-255-3567
Fax number: 413-594-2781
Website: www.elms.edu
E-mail: admissions@elms.edu


To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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