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First-year

Elon accepts both online and paper applications. No preference will be shown in the admissions decision. Online applications are strongly encouraged; however, a credit card is required when you apply online unless you have been issued an SAT fee waiver. With an SAT fee waiver, you can apply for an Elon fee waiver. You will have the opportunity to review criteria for an Online Application Fee Waiver after creating your online application account.

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE COPY OF YOUR APPLICATION. If you apply electronically, DO NOT send a printed copy as well.

If you are submitting a paper application and sending it by courier, please mail the package to Campus Box 2700, 100 Campus Drive, Elon, NC 27244.

Apply online

2014 First-year admission application (PDF)

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All applicants must submit:

  • Completed application and nonrefundable $50 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT or ACT scores with writing
  • Completed Counselor Evaluation Form (included in the application)

NOTE: Elon will accept SAT or ACT scores (with writing). Submit scores from all tests taken. Only the highest scores will be considered in the admissions decision. Make sure you plan to take either the SAT or ACT October or November of your senior year to meet application deadlines.

International students

Fellows Programs & Engineering

The seven Fellows Programs offer outstanding faculty support, scholarships, study abroad and
research grants, and peer networks that will challenge you to set and achieve your goals.
For more information on these programs please visit the Fellows website.

Apply online

2014 Fellows Programs application (PDF)

Elon also offers a dual-degree Engineering Program. Visit the Engineering Program website to learn more about scholarship opportunities and how to apply.

 

 

Watson and Odyssey Scholarship Program

Elon offers a number of prestigious endowed scholarships for first-year students who have
documented financial need. For more information on these programs please visit the Watson and Odyssey Program Web page.

Apply online

Watson and Odyssey Programs application (PDF)

Watson and Odyssey Programs recommendation form (PDF)

Looking for scholarship applications? Please visit our scholarships page.

Performing Arts Auditions

Performing Arts audition applications are now available online. First-year applicants must submit a separate Elon University application for admission on or before final deadline of January 10, 2013. 

Apply online for Music Theatre, Music, Acting, Dance and Theatrical Design & Production


All applications must be submitted and received by our office no later than two weeks prior to the audition date. Late submissions cannot be accepted.

Music Auditions
 

The music audition application is now available online.

Apply online for Music

All applications must be submitted and received by our office no later than two weeks prior to the audition date. Late submissions cannot be accepted.
 

Transfer

Transfer students may apply for spring 2013.

Apply online

Transfer application (PDF)

All applicants must submit:

  • Completed application and nonrefundable $50 fee
  • The Dean's Evaluation Form, which must be completed by the deans of all colleges attended verifying eligibility.
  • Official transcripts from all two-year and four-year colleges/universities attended
  • A final official high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores sent. The SAT/ACT may be waived for some advanced students or nontraditional students who did not take the test while in high school.

Graduate

Graduate admission applications

Visit the graduate admissions site for applications for Elon's MBA, M.Ed., DPT, M.A. Interactive Media and PA programs.

If you are interested in applying to the Elon University School of Law, click here.