Why Elon?

Because college should exceed your expectations. Learning is different here. It’s up close. It’s personal. Elon is a place where you can immerse yourself in a community that supports and challenges you to think deeper and do more. Benefit from a rigorous curriculum grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional schools. See the world from different perspectives.

At Elon, opportunities are limitless.

By the Numbers

6,196undergraduate students
12:1student-to-faculty ratio
20average class size
439full-time faculty
100%classes taught by faculty
79%4-year graduation rate
About Elon

An ideal place to design your future

Elon is a selective, mid-size private university and students are at the center of all that we do here. Our small classes and personalized attention from faculty and staff mentors enable students to thrive. Feel free to set personal goals. Elon is the place to acquire the skills needed to take you there.

Majors, Minors & Academic Programs

Choose the path that is right for you

Elon’s four undergraduate schools are home to more than 60 majors in the arts and sciences, business, communication and education. Collaborate with faculty mentors and deepen classroom lessons. This is where you will learn more about the person you want to become.

Our Campus

A place to call home

Every detail of Elon’s historic 656-acre residential campus is designed to create the nation’s finest learning environment. Located in central North Carolina, the campus is a designated botanical garden and includes the 56-acre Elon University Forest, a land preserve and natural area for scientific research, and the Elon Environmental Center at Loy Farm, a center for environmental research and sustainability.


Your success after graduation is a priority

Elon partners with an expansive network of employers who actively recruit students for internships and full-time positions. From your first year, Student Professional Development Center counselors work with you to create a personal development plan, resume and strong networking skills because helping you get that dream job matters at Elon.