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Top 7% Enrollment

With an enrollment of 6,029, Elon's size ranks in the top 7% of private universities. Elon's undergraduate enrollment is larger than such schools as Wake Forest, Seton Hall, Princeton, Lehigh, Gonzaga, Xavier, Butler and Rice.

6,029 Students

Leading higher education

Number 1#1 in programs "Focused on Student Success"

(US News & World Report)

#1 in international study

  • #1 in international study – 72% of Elon students study abroad (Princeton Review)

Top 7% graduation rate

  • Top 7% in four-year graduation rate (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Top 25 Best Value

  • A Top-25 "best value" private university (Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Fiske Guide)

Ranked #4Ranked #4 – "The Decade's Hottest Schools" (The Daily Beast)

  • Among the top schools…
    • Fulbright Student Scholars
    • Peace Corps
    • Teach for America
  • "The Leader in Engaged Learning" (Newsweek-Kaplan)
The highest markers of quality


aacsb accredited



aba accredited

markers of quality

Elon is one of only seven private universities in the nation that have achieved the highest accreditations for its schools of business, communications, education and law, PLUS a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.