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Elon University

Elon, NC
#1

Regional Universities South



Founded in 1889, Elon University is a private institution residing on 600 suburban acres in Elon, North Carolina. The school offers more than 50 majors in a wide variety of disciplines. The Elon University Phoenix compete in the NCAA Division I Southern Conference, and students have over 140 clubs and organizations to participate in.

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Quick Facts


2700 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244

2014-2015 Tuition

$31,247 Tuition and Fees

Students

5599 undergraduate students
41% male / 59% female

Admission

January 10 application deadline
54% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1889

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Music Teacher Education, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Science Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Engineering, General, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, General, Engineering Physics, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, English Language and Literature, General, Biology, General, Mathematics, Statistics, Environmental Studies, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Human Services, General, Public Administration, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Acting, Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Music, Other, Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, International Business, Management Science, Marketing, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Broadcast Journalism, Journalism

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature/Letters, Biology, General, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Classical and Ancient Studies, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice and Corrections, Human Services, General, Public Administration, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, African-American/Black Studies, Dance, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Jazz/Jazz Studies, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Other, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,599
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 5,464
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 135
Percent of male undergraduates: 41%
Percent of female undergraduates: 59%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 1 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 5 24 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 1 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 4 18 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A 0
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A 0
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A 0
Robbery N/A N/A 0
Aggravated assault N/A N/A 0
Burglary N/A N/A 0
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A 0
Arson N/A N/A 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 17 17 14
Liquor law violations 14 36 76
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 1 3 10
Liquor law violations 13 5 23
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A 0
Drug law violations N/A N/A 0
Liquor law violations N/A N/A 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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