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 2017-18

6,045undergraduate students
746graduate students
6,791total students

Elon students come from:

49states and the District of Columbia
58nations

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

$34,273tuition & fees
$11,869room & board

First-year Class Profile 2017-18

9,623total applications
6,402admitted
1,571first-year enrollment
3.98GPA average
1225SAT 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)

2,716arts & sciences
2,059business
1,239communications
244education
656other/undecided

Graduate Programs

746total enrollment
330Law (JD)
23JDM (JD+MBA)
108Business (MBA)
20MS Management
139Physical Therapy (DPT)
24Education (M.Ed.)
26Interactive Media (MA)
76Physician 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