Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for engaged learning. Elon is a leader in global engagement and experiential education, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon the #1 Southern master’s-level university and recognizes Elon for excellence more often than any other university in the nation for eight academic programs that support student success. Elon’s 6,739 students study in Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.