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 2020-21

6,291undergraduate students
826graduate students
7,117total students

Elon students come from:

46states and the District of Columbia
49nations

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

$37,921tuition & fees
$13,141room & board

First-year Class Profile 2020-21

15,306total applications
10,975admitted
1,587first-year enrollment
4.04GPA average
1233SAT average
27ACT average

Academics

4 - 1 - 4academic calendar
(includes January term)
60+majors
447full-time faculty
13:1student/faculty ratio
21average class size
79%4-year graduation rate
90%freshman retention rate

Students by major:
(includes double and triple majors)

2,888arts & sciences
1,916business
1,410communications
266education
616other/undecided

Graduate Programs

826total 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