Elon University Rankings

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In the World#1093 of 14178
In North America#344 of 2629
In the United States#309 of 2528
In North Carolina#11 of 66
In Elon#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$36,564 /y
Aid receiving
69%
Undergraduates
6,277
Graduates
811
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
elon.edu

Elon University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%80%78%
Applicants10,5003,7096,791
Admissions8,2362,9635,273
Freshmen enrolled full time1,6596281,031

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,070 or 65%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1160
or below

75% of them
had 1320
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Elon University are 1160-1320 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
760 or 46%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Elon University are 25-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5568 (79%)
Black or African American472 (7%)
Hispanic458 (6%)
Two or more races217 (3%)
Asian164 (2%)
Nonresident Alien135 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown60 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,564/year
Average aid awarded
$14,109
Students receiving aid
69%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$24,593
$30-48K$24,969
$48-75K$28,861
$75-110K$35,346
$110K+$43,096

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$36,082$16,178
Tuition in-state$36,082$16,178
Tuition out-of-state$36,082$16,178
Fee in-district$489
Fee in-state$489
Fee out-of-state$489

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity4,192
Combined charge for room and board$12,685
Room charge$6,225
Meal charge$6,460

Elon University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Finance, General162
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication145
Business Administration and Management, General6945
Marketing & Marketing Management, General105
Law103
Psychology, General83
Accounting674
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other65
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia2628
Physical Therapy & Therapist46
Radio and Television45
Journalism, Other39
Physician Assistant38
Biology & Biological Sciences, General37
Kinesiology and Exercise Science36
Computer Science35
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General34
International Business & Trade & Commerce32
Political Science and Government, General31
Human Services, General29
English Language and Literature, General23
Elementary Education and Teaching22
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies22
Environmental Studies21
International Relations and Affairs18
Economics, General18
Special Education and Teaching, General17
Mass Communication & Media Studies15
Applied Mathematics, General14
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General14
Music Management12
Biochemistry12
Statistics, General11
Public Policy Analysis, General11
Acting10
Musical Theatre10
Dance, General9
International & Global Studies9
History, General8
Music, General7
Management Science6
General Studies5
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management5
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching4
Chemistry, General4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Mathematics, General4
Environmental Science4
Sociology4
Religion & Religious Studies3
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics3
Information Science & Studies3
Philosophy3
French Language and Literature3
Physics, General2
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering2
Music Performance, General2
Art & Art Studies, General2
Health Teacher Education2
Anthropology2
International Economics2
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other2
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing1
Dance, Other1
Computer Engineering, General1
Grand Total1,408126149
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%84%86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,311
Citations
38,465

Publication count by topic

Psychology
457
Sociology
295
Political science
264
Medicine
204
Business
193
Computer science
167
Economics
107
Biology
82
History
60
Chemistry
58
Physics
57
Engineering
55
Art
45
Mathematics
44
Materials science
35
Geography
32
Environmental science
14
Philosophy
10
Geology
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science7161,957
Sociology7783,524
History850173
Psychology11389,147
Physics11446,149
Business11572,528
Economics14961,293
Geography1785531
Philosophy184915
Medicine21842,776
Computer science23201,651
Biology25202,961
Art28782
Environmental science2890278
Materials science2934863
Geology306657
Engineering3296205
Mathematics3644210
Chemistry3747595

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199025
199134
1992510
1993716
19941032
1995626
19961145
19971057
19981059
1999652
2000685
200123181
200246437
200333766
200430592
200542629
200637556
200756718
200854900
2009811110
2010831053
2011941403
20121361738
20131391949
20141432298
20151652638
20161983049
20171803266
20181723063
20191843761
20201884352

General info

Founded1889
WikipediaElon University
MottoNumen Lumen
Intellectual and spiritual light
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (June - July)
Total FTE staff1,460
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address100 Campus Drive
Elon, North Carolina, 27244-2010
United States
City population9,000
Phone3362782000
Fax+1 (336) 278 7699

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