The center aims to lead the education, research and practice of analytics across Elon’s campus.


The curriculum goals and activities of the center provide support to increase and improve the analytics-oriented components of Elon’s undergraduate and graduate courses, and to produce students competent in current analytics practice and application.


The research goals and activities of the center focus on emerging issues facing analytics practitioners and supporting research across campus on data analytics.


The practice goals and activities of the Center are grounded in collaborative interaction with the business community. The center hosts analytics thought leaders and practitioners who share their insights with students, faculty and professionals, as well as events to learn about emerging trends in analytics and to discuss careers in analytics.

The center also provides Elon students opportunities to develop hands-on analytics experience through paid internships and consulting projects.

What we do

  • Develop opportunities for real world data analysis for students through data analysis projects, analytics national competitions and internships
  • Cultivate research partnerships between industry partners and faculty
  • Create a talent pipeline of employment between companies, graduates and undergraduates
  • Host events that offer new insights into analytic tools and approaches