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Elon College Academic Experience

Past Performance | Probation Policy|Academic Calendar | Graduate Career Data

Past Performance

What Do We Like To Study?

Most Popular Majors

Least Popular Majors
  • theatre arts
  • French
  • physics


Probation Policy

The minimum GPA required for all students to remain off probation during their entire college tenure is:

Graduation Policy:

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar System:

  • 4-1-4 System (two semsters and one-month January interterm)

Summer Sessions:

  • 1 summer session(s) that consist of 5 weeks.

New student orientation:

  • Orientation for new students is held in March, April, and August.

Graduate Career Data

Percentage of graduates who pursue further study:
  • 5% continue immediately.
  • 25% continue within 2 years.
Percentage of all graduates who pursue graduate study in various fields:
  • Law School: 2%
  • Medical School: 1%
  • Dental School: 1%
  • Graduate Business Programs: 6%
  • Graduate Arts and Sciences Programs: 14%
  • Theological School/Seminary: 1%
  • Other: 14%
List of graduate schools most often selected by our recent graduates:
  • Elon College, University of Maryland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Wake Forest U.
69% of our graduates choose careers in business and industry.

85% of our graduates enter into a job market related to their major within two years of graduation.

Firms that most frequently hire our graduates:
  • AT&T, First Wachovia Bank, Labcorp, Purdue Farms, Burlington Industries, Arthur Andersen, IBM, Atcom Telecommunications, Ernst and Young.
Most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Dr. John R. Kernodle, former chairperson, American Medical Association; Doug Moe, former coach, San Antonio Spurs; Eugene Gordon, federal judge, U.S. District Court; Martin Ritt, film producer and director; Marjorie Hunter, former Washington correspondent, New York Times; C. Kenneth Utt, Oscar-winning film producer, Silence of the Lambs; Donna Oliver, national "Teacher of the Year," 1987; Deborah Yow, first female athletic director in the NCAA Atlantic Coast Conference.