Elon University

Elon University Ranking

country rank: 287
world rank: 779

University Overview

Elon University ranking was founded in 1889 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the suburban environment of Elon, North Carolina (population range of 2,500-9,999). Elon University ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational US higher education school that is officially recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Elon University provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 131-year-old American university has a strict admission procedure based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. This US higher education school is relatively selective, with acceptance rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Elon University also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Elon University Ranking

University Identity

Name Elon University
Founded 1889
Motto Numen Lumen Intellectual and spiritual light
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 100 Campus Drive Elon 27244-2010 North Carolina United States
Tel +1 (336) 278 2000
Fax +1 (336) 278 7699

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 2700 Campus Box Elon 27244-2010 (336) 278 3566 800 334 8448

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Elon University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 201,444 physical volumes, 483,093 physical media, 207,853 digital/electronic medium and 269 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Elon University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,192 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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