Tool December 2016

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Elon University (Elon, NC)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 68.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 55.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 7.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 48.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 48.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 8.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 56.00%
ACT score 24-29: 60.00%
ACT score 30-36: 24.00%
ACT score 24+: 84%
Students applied: 10,256
Students admitted: 5,866
Admission rate: 57%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 79.4%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 90%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,356
Full-time enrolled women: 3,379
Part-time enrolled men: 66
Part-time enrolled women: 102
Total enrollment: 5,903

COSTS

Tuition: $32,685
Room and board: $11,495
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $419
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 60%
Average need-based aid: $14,124
Average non-need-based aid: $7,162
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1,204
Average aid package: $17,966
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,774
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 30%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
29%
% receiving student loans: 43%