Find Your Passion

Elon changes how you see the world and will prepare you to be an informed global citizen. You will shape the course of your studies and learn through immersive experiences.


Explore Your World

Elon offers 100+ study abroad programs and 72 percent of graduates study abroad at least once before graduation. It's not a matter of "if," but "when..."

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Faculty Mentors

No matter what your major, you’ll have the opportunity to partner with professors and take on work typically found at the graduate level. Students consistently cite faculty as the most valued part of their Elon experience.

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Successful Grads

More than ninety percent of recent graduates worked with the Elon Student Professional Development Center to plan and achieve professional goals. Alumni report Elon prepared them for success and leadership.

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Serious Competition

Elon’s 17 Phoenix teams compete in the NCAA Division I and go head-to-head against schools such as William & Mary, James Madison and Hofstra in the Colonial Athletic Association.

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Get Involved

There's so much to do. Whether it’s Saturday night movies on the lawn, a panel discussion on entrepreneurship or an a cappella sing-off, Elon’s 620-acre campus is always abuzz with activity.

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Coming Events

Virginia Novine Whittaker and Matthew Buckmaster present at JazzIt Festival in Montegrosso, Italy

Their presentation included an overview of Undergraduate Music programs in the U.S., suggestions for international students who are interested in auditioning for college-level music programs and examples of careers opportunities with an undergraduate music degree. 

Admitted Transfer Student Event - April 27

Admitted transfer students are invited to a one-day event on Friday, April 27, featuring an information fair and campus tour.

July-August: Summer Welcome Events for the Class of 2020

Hosted by Elon families, summer welcome events are intended for incoming students and their parents to meet other members of Elon's Class of 2020 as well as current families and staff.


Elon named one of 'America's Top Colleges' by Forbes

The financial news publication noted Elon's approach to experiential learning and emphasis on global education in naming the university one of the top-100 private institutions in the country. 

Princeton Review names Elon the nation’s “best-run college” with the #1 “most beautiful campus” and the #2-ranked study abroad program

The 2020 edition of “The Best 385 Colleges” guide also recognized Elon’s career services programs, residential facilities and performing arts productions. ​

Elon joins the Common App for undergraduate admissions

Elon’s newest online platform went live on August 1, 2019, providing prospective students with a third option to apply for admission to the university.


Kiplinger names Elon University a top-30 Best College Value in the nation

The 2019 ranking places Elon among the nation’s top 30 private universities that combine academic excellence and affordability.


Elon ranks as second-safest city in North Carolina

The annual rankings by the website SafeWise take into account data from the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting system. 

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