2700 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244 336-278-3566
http://www.elon.edu admissions@elon.edu
About Elon University
  • Year of Foundation 1889
  • Size of Campus 575 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Church of Christ
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 4,702
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 72%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $25,159
  • Room and Board $8,236
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 4,995
Elon University is a selective, independent university renowned as a national model for engaged learning, along with excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs. Elon's beautiful and historic campus in central North Carolina is designated as a botanical garden. Elon’s rich intellectual community is characterized by active student engagement with a faculty dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarly accomplishment. The curriculum is grounded in the traditional liberal arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional and graduate programs. Elon students put knowledge into practice, fulfilling their roles as global citizens and informed leaders motivated by concern for the common good.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 7
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Elon has a rich cultural events and convocation program that brings several world leaders and scholars to campus each year. Recent visitors have included former President George H. W. Bush, Nobel Prize winners Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Elie Wiesel, broad
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Percent students who are frat members 26%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Omega (Human Services); Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology); Alpha Psi Omega (Theater); Beta Beta Beta (Biology); Beta Gamma Sigma (Business and Accounting); Gamma Sigma Alpha (Greek Honor); Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography); Kappa Delta Pi (Education)
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 11
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Outreach, Catholic Campus Ministry, Elon Gospel Choir, Elon Hillel, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Methodist Fellowship, Sigma Alpha Omega
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 43%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Cultural Society; Elon Gospel Choir; Elon's Finest; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. ; Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. ; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. ; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. ; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 10
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest bus Graham, NC (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Raleigh-Durham, NC (40), Greensboro, NC (25)
  • Distance to nearest train Burlington, NC (5)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Number of students using college housing 57%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (65%), women's dorms (12%), men's dorms (4%), sorority housing (2%), fraternity housing (2%), apartment for single students (14%), special housing for international students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 77%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 18%
Campus Services
  • Museums The Dalton L. McMichael Sr. Science Center includes a collection of scientific instruments that are not typically available to undergraduate students. Included are the following: a 300 MHZ 2000FT nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, scanning electron m
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 6,000
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 909,940
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 250,119
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 385
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 17,297
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 150
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,955
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library Facilities Special collections in Civil War books, Christian Church/UCC history, and Elon history
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,800
  • Number of e-books 24,674
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Aerotek, American Bar Association, American Express, AON Consulting, Associated Press, Bank of America, BB&T Bank, CH Robinson Worldwide, Cintas, Clear Channel Communications, Dewalt/Black & Decker, Discovery Communications, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Ernst &
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 78%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Employed Students after 2 years 85%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (North Carolina A&T University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (North Carolina A&T University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available