Elon annually receives about 10,000 applications for a first-year class of 1,550 students. Successful applicants have strong academic backgrounds, a record of involvement in co-curricular activities and a strong desire to contribute to the campus community. Follow the links below for essential information about Elon University's undergraduate admissions process.

Undergraduate cost, financial aid, scholarships

Elon annually ranks among the nation's best values in private higher education, with a total cost that is well below the national average. In addition to offering an affordable cost, Elon supports a number of need-based and merit-based scholarship programs.

Accepted students

Congratulations! You've been accepted to Elon. Below are links to the information you need to submit your deposit, provide the required information and forms and prepare to join the Elon community.


Elon offers nine excellent graduate programs, including eight on the main campus along with the juris doctor program at the Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, N.C. Follow the links below for specific admissions information for each program.

International students

Students come to Elon from 49 nations, gaining an experience at a top-ranked American university and adding to the cultural diversity on campus. Special programs support international students, and there are specific details applicants need to know about applying to Elon. Details are at the links below.