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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.

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2015 First-year admission application (PDF)

All applicants must submit:

  • Completed application and nonrefundable $50 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT or ACT scores with writing
  • Completed Secondary School Report (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 six 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.

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

To apply for 2015 Fellows Programs and the Engineering Scholarship, complete the form accessible from your application status page once you have submitted your first-year application for admission.

Watson and Odyssey Scholars 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 Scholars Program Web page.

2015 Watson and Odyssey Scholars Programs application will be available in early November

Looking for scholarship applications? Please visit our scholarships page.

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 students may apply:

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.


Apply online for MBA, M.Ed,  or M.A. Interactive Media

Apply online for DPT

Apply online for PA

For more information on these programs please visit the graduate admissions web site

Please visit the Elon University School of Law web site if you are interested in applying.