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Can I get into Elon University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,866 out of 10,256 applicants or 57% were admitted making Elon University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Elon University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||26%||26%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Elon University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Elon University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Elon University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1115. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1285 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>69%|
|27 to 29||Avg +||57%-69%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||44%-57%|
|23 to 25||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 23||Low||<31%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1370 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1285 to 1370||Avg +||57%-69%|
|1200 to 1285||Avg -||44%-57%|
|1115 to 1200||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 1115||Low||<31%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Elon University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Elon University was 3.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Elon University accepts 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||10%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||6%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 10, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Elon University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198516 IPEDS survey data for Elon University.