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#3 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

Elon University

Elon, North Carolina

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Overview

Student Population
6,991
Elon University overview
Location Elon, North Carolina
Online elon.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small Suburban
Elon University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Elon, North Carolina, Elon University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,729 prospective students applied, and 7,740 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,698 enrolled in the school.  6,703 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 288 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $34,850 plus fees of $469. Elon is ranked 113 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes

Elon is rated within the top 22% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Elon University overview
SAT 1150/1330
ACT 25/30
GPA 3.99
Applications Accepted
72.1% 
Elon University overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$34,850
Costs for Elon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$469
Room and Board $12,230
Budget for Other Expenses$2,600
Total One Year Cost$51,049

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
82% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Elon University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Communication 19%
Social Sciences 15%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198516 IPEDS survey data for Elon University.

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