We’re glad that you are looking at Elon University as you explore college options. Elon University offers undergraduate, exchange, and graduate admission to international students from across the world.

Below are international pathways to attend Elon University:

Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking)

You are a degree-seeking student if:

  • You are beginning your university studies for the first time and plan to earn a degree from Elon, or
  • You are transferring to Elon from another university in or outside the U.S.

All students who are beginning university studies, regardless of nationality, must complete the first-year application available on the Admissions website.

Students who are transferring from another university in the US should fill out the transfer student application.

Additional information on requirements for international applicants can also be found on the Admissions website.

Questions? Contact global@elon.edu.

Dual Degree

You are a dual degree applicant if you are coming to Elon for your final two years from one of the following universities:

  • NEOMA Business School in Reims, France
  • ESB Business School in Reutlingen, Germany
  • Universitá Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore in Piacenza, Italy
  • Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICADE in Madrid, Spain

All dual degree applicants must complete an Application for Exchange Student Admission.

Fall semester deadline is TBD.

Spring semester deadline is October 6.

Questions? Contact global@elon.edu.

Exchange Undergraduate

You are an exchange student if you are participating in a bilateral-exchange program through your current university and intend to transfer your credit back to and earn a degree from your current university.

All exchange students must complete an Application for Exchange Student Admission.

Exchange programs include:

  • University of Sunshine Coast, Australia
  • ESDES School of Business & Management, France
  • Kansai Gaidai University, Japan
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • University of Sussex, United Kingdom

Fall semester deadline is TBD.

Spring semester deadline is October 6.

Questions? Contact global@elon.edu.


Elon accepts new international graduate students for each of its programs.  You are a graduate applicant if you will have completed a bachelors degree or equivalent prior to starting at Elon.

For admissions requirements and program information, please refer to the Office of Graduate Admissions homepage.

Questions? Contact global@elon.edu.

For more information about Elon University and how to apply, visit the International Student Admissions homepage.
International Student Admissions

Fore more information on international student life at Elon, visit the International Students pages.

Pre-arrival and Current International Students