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Elon University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$45,499 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,685 tuition
$11,495 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$419 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$45,499 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,685 tuition
$11,495 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$419 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$11,188 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
63% of students receive aid
7% get federal aid ($5,027 avg)
4% get state aid ($4,805 avg)
52% get institn'l aid ($11,188 avg)
31% get loans ($8,043 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.17% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.17% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $12,206 53%
Federal Grant Aid $5,027 7%
Pell Grants $4,416 7%
Other Federal Grants $671 7%
Institution Grant Aid $11,188 52%
State Grant Aid $4,805 4%
Student Loans $8,043 31%
Federal Loans $5,826 30%
Other Loans $18,137 4%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,000 - $4,500 R
$12,000 R
$2,500 - $8,000
$500 - $7,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Elon University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
100 Campus Drive
Elon, NC 27244-2010
(336) 278-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,041
Out of State $1,041


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Erin from Holliston, MA
  • I am a current student here

    Elon is an expensive school, but the connections you make and the quality of the help and the education are worth the money.

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  • 5
  • Alias
  • I am a current student here

    Elon has scholarships from endowments which you can apply for which can be for both merit or need-based which offset the cost some.

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  • 4
  • Student from NC
  • I am a current student here

    Much cheaper than other schools of its status but at the same time, Elon doesn't offer a break to their students when it comes to their meal plan and other fees.

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  • 3
  • Jane from Raleigh, NC
  • I am a current student here

    Elon is great about helping you get internships - they have so many communications with great companies and are very willing to help you get in contact with them! That was a huge deciding factor for me.

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