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 2021-22

6,302undergraduate students
825graduate students
7,127total students

Elon students come from:

46states and the District of Columbia
49nations

Top states (undergrad): NC, MA, NJ, NY, VA, PA

$38,725tuition & fees
$13,422room & board

First-year Class Profile 2021-22

17,834total applications
13,859admitted
1,591first-year enrollment
4.07GPA average
1250SAT average
27ACT average

Academics

4 - 1 - 4academic calendar
(includes January term)
70+majors
457full-time faculty
12:1student/faculty ratio
20average class size
78%4-year graduation rate
88%freshman retention rate

Students by major:
(includes double and triple majors)

2,874arts & sciences
1,912business
1,423communications
291education
626other/undecided

Graduate Programs

825total enrollment

Programs:

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

 

The Elon Experiences

Undergraduate participation:

88%volunteer service
87%internships
80%study abroad
58%leadership
22%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