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Elon University overview
Location Elon, North Carolina
Online elon.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Elon University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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 9,623 prospective students applied, and 6,402 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,573 enrolled in the school.  6,539 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 252 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $33,829 plus fees of $444. Elon is ranked 165 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
Elon University overview
SAT 1210/1390
ACT 25/29
GPA 3.99
Applications Accepted
Elon University overview
Applications Due Jan 10, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Elon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$444
Room and Board $11,869
Budget for Other Expenses$2,600
Total One Year Cost$49,642


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

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%

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