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Elon University

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Rating

Private

Type

7,277

Students

$36,082

Tuition

78%

Acceptance

#180

Ranking

Midsize Suburb

Campus Setting

Elon, NC

100 Campus Drive, Elon, NC 27244-2010

Elon University is a mid-sized private institution located in Elon, NC ranked 247thin the US. It has a total of 6,344 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 78.44% acceptance rate. Elon University offers 92 different majors and is best known for its music management, human services, and musical theatre programs (nationally ranked 9th, 11th, and 12th respectively). With a tuition cost of $36,082 per year, Elon University is reasonably costly. 72.66% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, joining the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $51,900 per year, which is 25% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$36,571/Year
Above Average

Elon University

$36,571

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$52,756/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$38,004/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

78%Acceptance
Less Selective

Elon University

78%

National

69%
Sat

1160 - 1320

65% of students submit

Admissions Yield

20%

ACT

24 - 28

46% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

6,344Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,698

Part-Time

0
Male

41%

In-state

83%

Female

59%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
11% Finance, General9% Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication7% Marketing/Marketing Management, General73% Others

11% Finance, General

9% Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

7% Marketing/Marketing Management, General

73% Others

Finance, General

11%

199 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

9%

155 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

7%

131 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

126 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

90 Graduates

Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

4%

74 Graduates

Accounting

4%

73 Graduates

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

3%

57 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors12:112:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

195,196

Academic Spend per Student

$18,402

Full-time Retention Rate

90%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$42,200/Year

Elon University

$42,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$42,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$51,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

72%