Elon University: Review & Facts

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Elon University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,030 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1889 and is the only college located in Elon, North Carolina.

Elon University is affiliated with United Church of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
65
Elon University will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Elon University deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 65 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Marketing and Advertising, Management, Business, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
90%
Elon University student retention rate is very high at 90% (well above North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Elon University is good - 78%.

Student to faculty ratio at Elon University is pretty good, 13:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,100
Average tuition costs are very high, about $28,700 a year. The additional fees at Elon University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $400; this comes to $29,100 per year.

Read the details about Elon University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
52%
According to government data, 10,241 applications were submitted and 5,293 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Elon University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
Elon University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Elon University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Elon University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 3,200 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $4,700 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Elon University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Elon University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Elon University Location and Maps



Post Address: Elon University, 100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010, USA
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