Johnson Hall at Elon University

Elon University

#100, overall score 49/100

Fun Fact:

The waffle maker in Harden Dining Hall imprints the word “Elon” on fresh waffles.

ACADEMICS Score: 10/30

  • Score: 10/30
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
  • Jewish studies major: Minor
  • Israel studies major: None

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $33,104
  • Room & board costs: $11,495
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $13,840

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Elon, N.C.
  • Region: South
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Liberal Arts: Yes
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 5,903
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 600
  • Jewish population share: 10%
  • Student origin: 22% in-state / 78% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Phoenix
  • Ultimate Frisbee team names: Wild Rumpus, Big Fat Bomb

ISRAEL Score: 12.33/20

  • Score: 12.33/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 17
  • School-approved study abroad program in Israel: Yes
  • Israel-related clubs: IDEA
  • BDS resolution: Never introduced

JEWISH LIFE Score: 20/40

  • Score: 20/40
  • Hillel: Elon Hillel
  • Chabad: Chabad Elon & Burlington
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Meor: No
  • Jewish fraternities: ZBT
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan?: Yes
  • Hillel Friday night services: 1
  • Average Shabbat attendance – Chabad: 25
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 0
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Martin Ritt
  • Where do Jewish students come from?: All over the country, but mostly the Northeast and California.
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