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Elon University
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  • 4 Year
  • ELON, NC

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

100 CAMPUS DRIVE
ELON, NC 27244
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
From Elon University

Experiential learning, outstanding teaching & mentoring, and an excellent four-year graduation rate make Elon a top-100 National University.

Elon has built a reputation as a university like no other. Our remarkable growth is tied to two central beliefs: students learn most deeply through engaged, hands-on experiences; and, students’ lives are transformed through personal relationships with faculty and staff whose first priorities are teaching and mentoring. Now, in a time of fundamental change, Elon University has emerged as the leader in defining what matters most in a college education.

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Elon University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 10
Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Range
1160-1320
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$36,564 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,109 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
69%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 74 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 89 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 89 responses

Majors

Nursing at Elon University

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Elon University is a pre-licensure program that provides students with the knowledge, skills, experiences and global thinking to succeed and thrive in today’s ever-changing health care landscape. Graduates will guide the transformation of health care towards a value-based model centered in communities.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,079 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
198
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
9%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 62 responses
  • Preppy
    35%
  • Motivated
    26%
  • Wealthy
    21%
  • Friendly
    5%
  • Overcommitted
    5%
  • WASP
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
72%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 109 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 118 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 61 responses
  • Beautiful
    30%
  • Country club
    28%
  • Beautiful, friendly community full of opportunity
    21%
  • Greek
    10%
  • Friendly community full of so much opportunity
    5%
  • Unique opportunities and great teachers
    3%
  • Home away from home
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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