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Elon University

Elon, North Carolina, United States
Elon is a selective, mid-sized private university renowned as a national model for engaged and experiential learning. Students work closely with faculty who are dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarship. The curriculum is grounded in the traditional liberal arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional and graduate programs.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (3)
Education & Training (2)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

In 1889, N.C. Legislature issues charter for Elon College, a four-year coeducational institution, located at Mill Point and founded by the Christian Church; William S. Long is founder and first president; 76 students are enrolled

Education

The university's six schools serve a selective student body of about 7,000. Elon is one of only seven private universities in the country with accredited schools of business, communications, education, law and health sciences, plus a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.

Research

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment at Elon University supports institutional effectiveness and assessment efforts at the university, division, school, and program level. Duties and responsibilities include research design, data collection and analysis, and dissemination of information to support strategic goals and initiatives. To support informed decision-making, the office partners with campus constituents to educate and collaborate on effective use of institutional data.

Career

The staff of the Student Professional Development Center represents a variety of professional backgrounds, skills, interests, and expertise. Career advisors assist students throughout their college careers with every step of the career development process – from self-exploration to the job or graduate school search.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Services

Student services

ALANAM Student Council

  • ALANAM Student Council creates programs for African American/Black, Latino/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan Native, and Multiracial students, including a Women's Institute, Town Hall Meetings, and Sisterhood Circle.

Active Minds (AMDS)

  • Active Minds is a student led advocacy organization, which strives to break the stigma surrounding mental illness through education, programs, and events!\

Alpha Chi Omega

  • The Iota Psi chapter of Alpha Chi Omega strives to promote the growth of real, strong women who work together to seek the heights.

Housing services

Elon's residential campus is located in central North Carolina and is regularly recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful collegiate environments.

Library services

  • Build upon the successful partnership between Elon 101 and the Personal Librarian program to connect students to Belk Library resources and services in their first year
  • Make and promote the library as the academic heart of the residential campus

ICT services

Service Desk Analysts are technology generalists that serve as the first line of contact for almost all technology needs. This unit answers nearly 30,000 support requests per year and resolves most of those requests without escalation to other units. 

Medical services

Located in the RN Ellington Center for Health and Wellness at 301 South O’Kelly Avenue, Student Health Services offers medical services to the students, faculty, and staff of Elon University.

Student Life

Campus life

Elon is regularly recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful collegiate environments. In the seven residential neighborhoods, students, faculty and staff seamlessly blend academics and co-curricular activities to create a 24/7 learning environment.

Sports facilities

Club Sports Offered :

  • Baseball
  • Endurance
  • Equestrian (IDA and IHSA)
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Martial Arts
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Men’s Lacrosse
  • Men’s Rugby
  • Men’s Soccer
  • Men’s Volleyball
  • Men’s Ultimate
  • Women’s Soccer
  • Fishing
  • Softball

Student clubs

ALANAM Student Council

  • ALANAM Student Council creates programs for African American/Black, Latino/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan Native, and Multiracial students, including a Women's Institute, Town Hall Meetings, and Sisterhood Circle.

Active Minds (AMDS)

  • Active Minds is a student led advocacy organization, which strives to break the stigma surrounding mental illness through education, programs, and events!\

Alpha Chi Omega

  • The Iota Psi chapter of Alpha Chi Omega strives to promote the growth of real, strong women who work together to seek the heights.

Accreditation

Elon University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees, the doctor of physical therapy degree and juris doctor degree.

Student Reviews

Great University
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

great study abroad experience, good teachers

Elon, North Carolina, United States

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