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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

Ninety-five percent of recent graduates worked with Elon Career Services 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, beginning with the 2014-15 academic year, 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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Prospective Students

Final exams. Soccer tournaments. Part-time jobs. Prom.

Life is pretty busy right now. And now it's time to add one more item to your packed To Do list: finding the perfect college.

At Elon, you'll find just the right balance of exciting classes blended with limitless options for making new friends and discovering more about yourself. Spend a semester studying international relations in Buenos Aires. Dive into undergraduate research with your favorite professor and present your findings at a national conference. Tutor a local student or spend a weekend in Atlanta volunteering with agencies that serve distressed populations. Whatever your goals, Elon provides the opportunity to get you there. 

Where to Begin?

Let us make it easy for you. Use this page to learn more about Elon, university life and applying to college. If you'd like to learn more about a new way to start your first year, visit Elon's Gap Semester Program website.

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Did You Know?

Elon is 1 of only 7 private universities in the U.S. with accredited schools of business, communications, education, law and a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. What's so special about Phi Beta Kappa? Find out here.

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The Elon Experiences: » Learning Comes to Life «

Elon students connect their education to the real world through firsthand experiences. The five Elon Experiences help you transition to life after college and stand out when applying for jobs or graduate schools. Complete a few, or explore all five. The university maintains an Elon Experiences Transcript to chart your progress. Learn more about each of the experiences below.

Student Life

College is about more than taking new and interesting classes. It's also a time to meet lifelong friends and explore your interests. Read below to learn more about Life After Class.