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Elon University

Elon, NC

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Overview

Elon University is a Comprehensive institution located in Elon, NC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2700 Campus Box
Elon, NC  27244
United States
Contact Ms. Melinda Wood
Senior Associate Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@elon.edu
Phone: 336-278-3566
Fax: 336-278-7699

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Project Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Communication, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Journalism, Other Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
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Radio, Television, And Digital Communication, Other Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Recording Arts Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, Other Checkmark
Engineering Chemistry Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Administration Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions, Other Checkmark
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Dance, Other Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Dramatic/theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
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Musical Theatre Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
Theatre Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,306
Applied
10,975
Accepted
6,291
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

9,676
Females Applied
6,884
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,630
Males Applied
4,091
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
4.04
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Counselor evaluation form

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 10th March 20th
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 20th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 622 580 660
SAT Math 611 560 660
ACT Composite 27 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

38,218
Private
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Fees

507
Full-time student fees
13,422
Room & board
6,593
Room only

Financial Aid

21,710
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,721
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
28,523
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,397
Avg. Loan Aid
7,614
Avg. Grant Aid
16,422
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,291
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.47%
Black or African American 5.69%
White or Caucasian 79.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 2.35%
Two or more races 2.88%
Other 0.79%

Gender

Male (40.3%)
Female (59.7%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 62%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Weekend and Fall Convocation

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Elon Volunteers, Student Media, Intramural Athletics, Religious Life and Habitat for Humanity

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Student Transport Service (Safe Rides)

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

582
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 447
Part-time - 135
Male - 292
Female - 290
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