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Elon University

Elon, NC, USA
4.05 Average Rating

Elon University is a selective, liberal arts institution located in central North Carolina. The 656-acre Greensboro campus hosts six schools and a number of academic ceenters, which include the Center for Enviornmental Studies, the Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepeneurship, and the Center for Organizational Analytics. Each year, Elon University bestows an acorn to all incoming freshman and, at commencement, new graduates are given a sprouted oak sapling to signify their growth and future.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
Average SAT Composite: 1194

What Students Are Saying

4.05 Average Rating
Elon University is the most amazing environment for learning and growing as a person. Not only is the campus gorgeous, but the programs offered at Elon are outstanding. Their emphasis on being an upstanding citizen through the Elon Experiences is fantastic, and sets Elon apart as one of the best schools for a well-rounded education.
Kirby from Doylestown, PA
Elon is a beautiful campus with greta academics. It is growing in prestige everyday, and as so much to offer. The students that leave Elon are well rounded, hard workers who also know how to enjoy life.
Erin from Holliston, MA

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