Elon University Home

AdmissionsBest Colleges 2012 - U.S.News and World Report, Princeton Review, Fiske Guide

Meet the Class of 2017

Total Applications: 9949
Total Accepts: 5361
Wait List Offered: 3065
First-year Enrollment: 1475

High School GPA, mid 50% range: 3.43-4.45
SAT, mid 50% range: 1710-1960 (Critical Reading, Math and Writing sections)

  • 33% of students ranked in the Top 10 percent of their high school class.
  • 68% of students ranked in the Top 25 percent of their high school class.

Class rank not reported: 60%

Male/Female Ratio

  • Male: 40%
  • Female: 60%

Ethnic Diversity

  • Ethnic Diversity: 17%
  • African American: 6%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Hispanic: 6%
  • Multiracial: 3%

Presidential Scholars

  • Presidential Scholars: 19%
  • Average GPA of Presidential Scholars: 4.52
  • Average SAT of Presidential Scholars: 2050

Geographic Diversity

Students in the Class of 2017 come from 44 states and the District of Columbia. Seven percent of the class comes from an international background. The top ten represented states are:

  1. NC 17%
  2. MA 12%
  3. NJ 9%
  4. VA 7%
  5. MD 7%
  1. PA 7%
  2. NY 7%
  3. CT 6%
  4. FL 4%
  5. GA 4%

 

Top Ten Intended Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
  4. Journalism
  5. Communication Science
  1. Exercise Science
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Finance
  4. Marketing
  5. Media Arts and Entertainment

 

Fellows Programs

Fellows Programs:No. in ProgramAverage GPAAverage SAT*
Honors 42 4.8 2130
Elon College 61 4.7 2060
Business 25 4.2 2110
Communications 34 4.2 1900
Leadership 23 4.1 1880
Teaching Fellows 25 4.4 1960

International Fellows

12 3.8 TOEFL avg. 96  

*Average SAT includes Critical Reading, Math and Writing sections