|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||10%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,873 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Elon University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,098 applications and 6,103 students were granted admission. Elon University is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 54% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 63% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1100 to 1280|
|ACT||25 to 29|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Elon University's tuition was $32,685 for all students regardless of residency (22% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of Elon University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 7% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,416 (which is 0.4% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Elon University in 2016-2017, was 452, which is 30% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,826 (which is 1.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Elon University has enrolled a total of 6,739 students (6,497 students full-time and 242 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,739 students, 81 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 6,008 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 731 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 6%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Elon University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||20%||267|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||15%||201|
|Legal Professions And Studies||14%||178|
|Visual And Performing Arts||4%||54|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||50|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||22|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||1%||14|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Elon University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Elon University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,600. Last year, out of the total 908 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 863 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,055 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 992 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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