6,045
Students
Financial aid thermometer
20,060
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
66
66%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/corporate Communications Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication And Media Related Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Recording Arts Technology Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Health Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
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Computer Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Theater Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,623
Applied
6,402
Accepted
6,045
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

6,332
Females Applied
3,908
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,291
Males Applied
2,494
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
4
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 10th December 20th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 618 580 670
SAT Math 605 560 660
ACT Composite 27 25 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,850
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Fees

469
Full-time student fees
12,230
Room & board
6,020
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

20,060
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,885
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,937
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,378
Avg. Loan Aid
7,889
Avg. Grant Aid
15,476
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,045
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.39%
Black or African American 5.44%
White or Caucasian 79.69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3.23%
Other 0.35%

Gender

Male (40.38%)
Female (59.62%)

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 64%

Student Activities

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

Student Services

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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
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Student Transport Service (Safe Rides)

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No 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 No Checkmark 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 No 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
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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 No 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

599
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 433
Part-time - 166
Male - 295
Female - 304