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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$52,756
Tuition and Fees
$36,571
Room and Board
$12,685
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,600
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
admissions@elon.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002927
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,083 (63.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
674 (61.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
666 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
107 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$19,117
Need-Based Gift
Received by 581 (89.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,516
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 543 (83.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,579
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 330 (62.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
395 (28.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,895

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,841 (45.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,020 (71.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,995 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
347 (17.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$20,456
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,807 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,920
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,640 (81.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,335
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,023 (51.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,442 (22.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,020

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
35%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,625
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
3,056
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
161
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
176
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
189
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,374

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