Tool December 2017

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Elon University (Elon, NC)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 63.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 54.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 8.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 49.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 47.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 7.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 54.00%
ACT score 24-29: 65.00%
ACT score 30-36: 23.00%
ACT score 24+: 88%
Students applied: 10,098
Students admitted: 6,103
Admission rate: 60%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 77%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 91%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,390
Full-time enrolled women: 3,449
Part-time enrolled men: 73
Part-time enrolled women: 96
Total enrollment: 6,008

COSTS

Tuition: $33,829
Room and board: $11,869
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $444
Total cost: $47,042
Cost after need-based aid: $31,990
Cost after non-need-based aid: $39,661
Average debt at graduation: $30,170

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 61%
Average need-based aid: $15,052
Average non-need-based aid: $7,381
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1,255
Average aid package: $19,000
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,831
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 30%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
30%
% receiving student loans: 42%