The New International Encyclopædia/Elmira College
ELMIRA COLLEGE. An educational institution for women, situated in Elmira, N. Y. The college received its charter in 1855, and was the first institution exclusively for women which had as high a standard as colleges for men. It is under Presbyterian control. The college confers the degrees of bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and master of arts upon students of classical and scientific courses, and bachelor of music upon students of music. The average attendance is 150 in the college and 100 in the school of music. The library contains 8000 volumes. The property of the college is valued at $230,000. There is a fund of $25,000 for the aid of needy students.