Elon University

Elon, NC

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,302
Graduate Enrollment: 825
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Midsize (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of at least 100,000 but less than 250,000)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 77.71%

Male/Female: 42% / 58% (2017)

First generation college students: 9.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 0.9% (2005)
Percentage of students who are veterans:

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,258


2021 Median Admit ACT: 28


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 69.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 63.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 58.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 52.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 79.9%
Black: 5.7%
Hispanic: 6.3%
Asian: 2.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 2.8%
Non-resident alien: 2.1%
Unknown race: 0.8%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $54,519
In-State tuition: $38,725
Out-of-State tuition: $38,725

Estimated books and supplies: $900 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,422 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,600 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $13,422 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,600 (2022)

Average Family Income: $145,199 (2017)
Median Family Income: $112,797 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 9.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 26.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $217 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $24,048
$30k-48k $22,133
$48k-75k $30,596
$75k-110k $38,312
$110k+ $46,055

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 79%
6-year graduation rate: 83%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 87.8% (2015)
@3 year 89.8% (2017)
@5 year 94.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 71.1% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 76.0% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $44,168 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $58,372 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 90 $23,250 $207 $37,450 ($3,121) $48,045 ($4,004)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 25 $55,580 ($4,632)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 20 $23,250 $233 $44,383 ($3,699) $60,125 ($5,010)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 42 $19,875 $191 $32,865 ($2,739) $52,310 ($4,359)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 76 $22,196 $207
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 28 $669 $26,141 ($2,178) $60,900 ($5,075)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 155
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 199 $19,500 $207 $61,572 ($5,131) $87,590 ($7,299)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 38 $59,939 ($4,995)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 6
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 131 $21,500 $217 $54,668 ($4,556) $75,472 ($6,289)
Bachelor's Degree History. 11 $49,876 ($4,156)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 36
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 17
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 5
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 43 $20,000 $212 $42,647 ($3,554) $44,611 ($3,718)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 29
First Professional Degree Law. 103 $1,354 $53,224 ($4,435) $66,563 ($5,547)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 26 $23,875 ($1,990) $52,954 ($4,413)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 8
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 37 $24,125 $245 $26,934 ($2,245) $48,924 ($4,077)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 14
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 20
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 17
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 13
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 34
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 50 $23,250 $241 $22,568 ($1,881) $55,945 ($4,662)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 3
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 33
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 14
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 25 $19,500 $207 $59,159 ($4,930) $73,684 ($6,140)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 22 $37,341 ($3,112) $57,715 ($4,810)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 41 $20,500 $217 $41,607 ($3,467) $67,059 ($5,588)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 14
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 34 $34,132 ($2,844)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 9
Bachelor's Degree Music. 15
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 14 $26,544 $276 $28,816 ($2,401)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 38 $1,494 $101,164 ($8,430) $114,055 ($9,505)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 74 $20,500 $217 $32,660 ($2,722) $45,011 ($3,751)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 46 $1,688 $70,728 ($5,894) $73,200 ($6,100)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 81
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 45 $692 $73,481 ($6,123) $80,152 ($6,679)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 69 $20,000 $212 $61,410 ($5,118) $87,359 ($7,280)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 31 $50,820 ($4,235)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $85,509
Full time faculty: 79%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $259,166,993 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $329,193,279 (2022)