Key Elon Facts

Founded in 1889 in Elon, North Carolina

656 ACREcampus

Motto: Numen Lumen
(intellectual and spiritual light)

Colors: maroon & gold

Elon Phoenix Athletics logo

Mascot: The Phoenix

Enrollment & Cost 2018-19

6,196undergraduate students
795graduate students
6,991total students

Elon students come from:

49states and the District of Columbia
58nations

Top states (undergrad): NC, MA, NJ, NY, CT, MD

$35,319tuition & fees
$12,230room & board

First-year Class Profile 2018-19

10,729total applications
7,740admitted
1,698first-year enrollment
3.98GPA average
1243SAT average
27ACT average

Academics

4 - 1 - 4academic calendar
(includes January term)
60+majors
433full-time faculty
12:1student/faculty ratio
20average class size
81%4-year graduation rate
89%freshman retention rate

Students by major:
(includes double and triple majors)

2,848arts & sciences
2,127business
1,267communications
266education
516other/undecided

Graduate Programs

795total enrollment

Programs:

  • Accounting (MSA)
  • Business (MBA)
  • Education (M.Ed.)
  • Higher Education (MHE)
  • Interactive Media (MA)
  • JDM (JD+MBA)
  • Law (JD)
  • MS Management
  • Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Physician Assistant Studies (PA)

 

The Elon Experiences

Undergraduate participation:

89%volunteer service
87%internships
79%study abroad
45%leadership
27%undergraduate research

Athletics

17intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports in NCAA Division I (FCS in football)
18intramural sports
21club sports for men and women