Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Elon University (Elon, NC)

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Elon University is ranked 44 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 140 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 68%
Applicants who took ACT 55%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+7%
600-69941%
600+48%

SAT Math Score

700+8%
600-69948%
600+56%

ACT Score

30-3624%
24-2960%
24+84%

Students applied10,256
Students admitted5,866
Admission rate57%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate79%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$32,685
Fees$419
Room and board$11,495
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$45,499

Cost after need-based aid$31,375
Cost after non-need-based aid$38,337

Average debt at graduation$31,622

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$46,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met60%
Average need-based aid$14,124
Average non-need-based aid$7,162

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,903

Full-Time

Men2,356
Women3,379

Part-Time

Men66
Women102

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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