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COLLEGE PROFILE

Elon University

Elon, NC

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$48,099
Tuition and Fees
$33,104
Room and Board
$11,495
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,600
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailadmissions@elon.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 30
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002927
Free
Institution's own form 
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants849 (55.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need522 (61.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid516 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met74 (14.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Award$19,363
Need-Based Gift
Received by 456 (88.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,145
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 406 (78.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,613
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 225 (43.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift334 (21.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,301
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,583 (44.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,846 (71.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,831 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met304 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met61%
Average Award$19,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,653 (90.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,052
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,460 (79.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,553
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 845 (46.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,255 (21.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,381
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
42%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$30,170
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Private loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
2,379
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
107
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
144
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Veterans
Number of Awards
178
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,397
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.65 4.13 639 657 28
Low 2.75 3.00 430 500 17
High 4.00 5.00 790 750 35
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