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Elon University (Elon, NC)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 73.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 50.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 49.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 11.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 60.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 52.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 10.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 62.00%
ACT score 24-29: 65.00%
ACT score 30-36: 19.00%
ACT score 24+: 84%
Students applied: 10,443
Students admitted: 5,632
Admission rate: 54%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 75.7%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 91%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,277
Full-time enrolled women: 3,361
Part-time enrolled men: 65
Part-time enrolled women: 79
Total enrollment: 5,782

COSTS

Tuition: $31,773
Room and board: $10,998
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $399
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 60%
Average need-based aid: $13,722
Average non-need-based aid: $6,603
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1,095
Average aid package: $17,306
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,884
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 33%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
28%
% receiving student loans: 43%