Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.54
Liaison Elaine Durr
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2020

STARS v2.2

Elon University
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.97 / 4.00 Leigh-Anne Royster
Director, Assistant Professor
Center for Equity and Inclusive Excellence
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
61

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
65

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
9.31

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
88

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

The Odyssey Program, which is part of the Center for Access and Success, is a highly selective merit-based program consisting of talented individuals who are academically strong, civically engaged, action-oriented leaders in their communities, who will benefit from an Elon education and demonstrate financial need.
https://www.elon.edu/u/academics/access-and-success/odyssey-scholars/


A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:
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Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The graduation/success rate for low-income students reported above is the average 4-year graduation rate.
The figure provided for ‘the percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid’ comes from the Common Data Set (CDS-H – H2, item i) and includes aid other than grants such as federal work study and subsidized Stafford loans. This is the figure for full-time undergraduates, including first-year students.

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