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 2019-20

6,277undergraduate students
811graduate students
7,088total students

Elon students come from:

48states and the District of Columbia
47nations

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

$36,571tuition & fees
$12,685room & board

First-year Class Profile 2019-20

10,500total applications
8,236admitted
1,659first-year enrollment
3.99GPA average
1241SAT average
27ACT average

Academics

4 - 1 - 4academic calendar
(includes January term)
60+majors
446full-time faculty
12:1student/faculty ratio
20average class size
79%4-year graduation rate
91%freshman retention rate

Students by major:
(includes double and triple majors)

2,894arts & sciences
2,046business
1,374communications
257education
591other/undecided

Graduate Programs

811total 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
89%internships
78%study abroad
49%leadership
23%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