Elon Global Start (EGS) is a first semester abroad opportunity offering a path to full-time, degree-seeking enrollment for students in the spring semester. The program is designed to meet the needs of students ineligible for regular admission who wish to join the Elon community in North Carolina. This transformational international opportunity supports Elon’s focus on developing global citizens. Elon University is nationally known as a leader in engaged, experiential learning. Students are prepared to appreciate and respect all forms of diversity as they develop into informed leaders.
Students will spend their first semester studying in Dublin, Ireland.
Through Elon Global Start, students will benefit from a rigorous academic experience combined with unique cultural and social opportunities outside the classroom. Bolstered by a robust support system, this one-semester experience supports students’ growth as global citizens and fine-tunes the skills needed to navigate their academic future.
Participants begin their college career in the Elon Global Start program by taking courses in an international setting with the support and direction of an Elon faculty member. All courses transfer to Elon and up to 16 credit hours count toward degree requirements. Students live in shared accommodations in Dublin.