The university's six schools serve a selective student body of 6,000. Elon is one of only seven private universities in the country with accredited schools of business, communications, education, law and health sciences, plus a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.

Departments & Programs

Elon's extensive academic programs include more than 60 undergraduate majors, nine graduate programs and a wide array of interdisciplinary programs and enriching intellectual and research opportunities.

Engaged Learning Programs

An Elon education will challenge students' perspectives and help them become advocates for global change. Immersive experiences are woven into the curriculum as students connect their education to the real world.

Academic centers

Elon has numerous academic centers that advance the work of faculty and students in a variety of disciplines. Through the work of these centers, Elon students gain opportunities to challenge themselves in international study, undergraduate research, scholarly publication and collegiate competitions.

External partnerships & special initiatives

Elon is connected to the wider world through a number of centers and special programs that have developed a reputation for excellence. These include special programs that connect the university to the local community as well as initiatives that provide outreach to the region, the nation and to scholars around the world.