Greensboro, N.C.

An excellent place to study law

Elon Law students in downtown GreensboroDowntown Greensboro serves as the hub of the judicial system in central North Carolina. Courts located within blocks of the law school include the U.S. District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. In addition, several branches of the North Carolina General Court of Justice, including the Superior, District, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, and Small Claims Courts, are just a short walk from the law school. The North Carolina Business Court is housed inside the law school. Dozens of large, medium, and small law firms, as well as municipal offices, are located within blocks of the law school as well.

A dynamic environment for higher education

More than 47,000 college and university students in Greensboro, representing seven institutions of higher education, create a vibrant intellectual and cultural community. In addition to its reputation as a creative community and an educational center, Greensboro is home to a robust economy encompassing a wide-range of business sectors, including the high growth industries of aviation, transportation & logistics, advanced manufacturing, IT, financial services, and the life sciences. Visit for details about the thriving knowledge-based atmosphere of Greensboro.

Elon LAw students in downtown GreensboroA flourishing downtown

The law school is part of a flourishing downtown area that includes the new, nationally-recognized Center City Park, dozens of fine and casual dining establishments, a wide-range of arts, clothing, and specialty shops, a new YMCA, and Newbridge Bank Stadium, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers minor league baseball team. With a variety of museums, art galleries, theatres and historic sites near the law school, the downtown area offers a rich cultural experience for students, young professionals and families.

Located in the center of an urban crescent stretching from Raleigh to Charlotte, Greensboro is the third largest city in North Carolina with a population of approximately 250,000. The city is part of the Piedmont Triad, a region that includes Winston-Salem and High Point, with population of more than 1.6 million.

Greensboro cityscape

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Elon Law is part of Opportunity Greensboro, a higher education and business consortium working to make Greensboro a national model for collaboration in knowledge-based economic development.