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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.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
18%
Out of State Students
82%
0
100
60%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1194
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 10, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 10, 2018 May 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,791
Total Number of Undergrads
6,045
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
76%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
81%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$35,454
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$32,685
Out-of-State Tuition
$32,685
0
100
63%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
53%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,885
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
284
Size of Town
Suburb: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Greensboro
New York
Raleigh
Washington
Charlotte
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
77%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$49,000
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What Students Are Saying

4.05 Average Rating
overall, elon university is a great school in which you will obtain all the resources you need to succeed. from the impeccable environment, rigorous classes, clubs/organizations and people on campus, elon always exemplifies excellence and the belief of success. everywhere you go faculty, staff, and students will help you out every step of the way, make you feel like family and guide you along the way to achieve your goals and aspirations.
Brian from Burlington, NC
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

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