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Best Values in Colleges

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Elon University (Elon, NC)

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Elon University is ranked 29 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 102 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 73%
Applicants who took ACT 50%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+11%
600-69949%
600+60%

SAT Math Score

700+10%
600-69952%
600+62%

ACT Score

30-3619%
24-2965%
24+84%

Students applied10,443
Students admitted5,632
Admission rate54%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate76%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$31,773
Fees$399
Room and board$10,998
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$44,070

Cost after need-based aid$30,348
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,467

Average debt at graduation$27,176

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$44,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met60%
Average need-based aid$13,722
Average non-need-based aid$6,603

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,782

Full-Time

Men2,277
Women3,361

Part-Time

Men65
Women79

Freshmen retained91%

# - 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. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

SEE ALSO: College Finder Map|Sortable Rankings|SPECIAL REPORT: College Rankings, 2016