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NCAA Division I-FBS
Colonial Athletic Association
Elon University Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.75 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.78 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.78 responses
Most Popular Majors
Public Relations156 Graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies64 Graduates
Kinesiology and Exercise Science60 Graduates
Business Administration and Management55 Graduates
Political Science and Government52 Graduates
Elementary Education46 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.98 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.107 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.41 responses
Elon University Reviews
The layout of the campus allows you have a life outside of your classes that includes relaxing by the lake, eating with friends in downtown Elon, or catching up on homework in one of Elon's many study spaces. Many of the professors here have gone above and beyond to accommodate for any questions and concerns that I may have. Going to an out-of-state school is very nerve wracking at first, but I am glad that I picked Elon. Elon has become my home away from home in more ways than one and I often find myself counting down the days till I am back on campus. Elon's curriculum can be very intense at times; however, I am getting an education based on the work that I put in. One complaint that I have about Elon is paying for laundry. The cost adds up very quickly and is often frustrating that I have to pay so that I am able to wear clean clothes to class. However, that is the only negative that I have so it doesn't outweigh all of the positive things that Elon has to offer me.
Elon is the perfect size where you can see familiar faces around campus but still meet new people every day. Class sizes are all small so you really get to know your professors and their subjects in depth. There is a real focus on the individual student at Elon, students often research alongside professors or conduct research on their own worthy of publication. There are many resources to help students succeed around campus, including the Student professional development center (SPDC) and the writing center.
Elon is a home away from home. Everything you could want from a big university with a small tight-knit community. The campus is ranked as one of the most beautiful in the nation. Although the student body is not very diverse, everyone can find people who mesh with them. The classes are small and teachers love getting to know and keeping in touch with students. There is always a variety of good food options and they are renovating McEwen next year to include even more! The party scene can be repetitive but gets better once you meet more people and move off campus. The dorms are amazing! Global and colonades are gorgeous neighborhoods. Danieley flats and apartments are always doing something. Historic is rich with Elon history and you are surrounded by all first years, which means lots of friends. Sports are not the biggest but some teams do draw huge crowds. The soccer games will have full and loud stands in the fall. An up and coming school in the rankings and an amazing place to spend four years learning and making lifelong friends.