Elon University

Acceptance Rate 78 %
SAT Average 1,240
Tuition & Fees $37,921
Student Population 6,991
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $14,442

Academic Overview

Elon University Campus, Elon, NC
Elon University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Elon, North Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $37,921 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,991 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 78% and the graduation rate is 85% last year.
The salary after graduation from Elon University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $58,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Elon University are $37,921. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $18,432 on average.
Elon University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Elon. The acceptance rate of Elon is 78% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20%. The average graduation rate is 85% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $14,442 and 56% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,991 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Elon University is 78 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Elon University is 85 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Elon University is 90 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Elon University is 6,991
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Elon University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,442 at Elon University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Elon offers 92 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree820
Master's Degree80
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Elon University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,192)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,210)

Veterans Benefits

Elon University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges