Elon University Graduate Schools

Elon University (referred to as Elon) is a Private, 4 years school located in Elon, NC. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Elon University is $18,828 in average. The school has 826 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,117 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Elon University (referred to as Elon) is a Private, 4 years school located in Elon, NC. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1947 - Current).
Elon Directory Information
School NameElon University (Elon)
Address100 Campus Drive, Elon, NC 27244-2010
Phone336-278-2000
Webhttps://www.elon.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/apply.xhtml
Financial Infohttps://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/FinancialAid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Elon University is $18,828 in average. The school has 826 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,117 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 84 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,828
Student Population826
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs84 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Elon University is $18,828 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,046.
Elon University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Elon University offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Elon University is $18,828. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.15% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$13,095-
2018-2019$13,482-
2019-2020$16,178-
2020-2021$18,432-
2021-2022$18,828-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Elon is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in North Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the North Carolina graduate tuition is $21,934 (public) / $15,501 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Elon University$18,828
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
North Carolina Graduate Schools$12,415$17,380
Public$8,195$21,934
Private$15,501
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,022 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Elon University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.79% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,022. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.79% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,869$2,600$11,869$2,600
2018-2019$12,230$2,600$12,230$2,600
2019-2020$12,685$2,600$12,685$2,600
2020-2021$13,141$2,600$13,141$2,600
2021-2022$13,422$2,600$13,422$2,600
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,046 at Elon University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.15% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$728
2018-2019$749
2019-2020$898
2020-2021$1,024
2021-2022$1,046

Graduate Programs at Elon

Elon University offers 11 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 298 students have completed their study at Elon University.
Offered Degrees at Elon University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree90143
Doctor's degree - other20155
Total110298
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Elon University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 45 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 111 completers.
Elon University offers 11 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 298 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 143 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 155 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 30 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia30-
Education [+] 30 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration14-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented9-
Elementary Education and Teaching7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Physician Assistant36-
Business [+] 47 completers-
Business Administration and Management38$63,300
Accounting6-
Management Science3-
Total143
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 108 completers-
Law108-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 47 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist47-
Total155

Graduate Student Population at Elon

For academic year 2021-2022, total 826 students enrolled into Elon University graduate schools where it has total 7,117 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 745 full-time and 81 part-time graduate students. By gender, 310 male and 516 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total826310516
Full-time745272473
Part-tme813843
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 564 White (68.28%), 125 Black/African American (15.13%), 55 Hispanic (6.66%), 7 Asian (0.85%), and 75 students with other races. 10 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total826310516
American Indian/Native American422
Asian743
Black/African American1253887
Hispanic551441
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White564229335
Two More1248
Un-Known491534
Non-resident Alien1046
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Elon University. 359 students are aged 20 to 24 (43.46% of total students), 12 students are aged above 50 (1.45%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Elon University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total826310516
Age 20-211037
Age 22-24349113236
Age 25-29312118194
Age 30-34794039
Age 35-39281315
Age 40-49362016
Age 50-641239

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