Elon’s future is a great investment

Introducing A Will to Lead, a special initiative of the Elon LEADS Campaign that allows alumni, parents and friends to make a lasting impact at Elon by including the university in their estate plans. Learn more about how you can establish a life-changing legacy and ensure a promising future for all students. Learn more

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Our Mission

Elon University embraces its founders' vision of an academic community that transforms mind, body, and spirit and encourages freedom of thought and liberty of conscience.

To fulfill this vision, Elon University acts upon these commitments:

  1. faculty dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarly accomplishment.
  2. We provide a dynamic and challenging undergraduate curriculum grounded in the traditional liberal arts and sciences and complemented by distinctive professional and graduate programs.
  3. We integrate learning across the disciplines and put knowledge into practice, thus preparing students to be global citizens and informed leaders motivated by concern for the common good.
  4. We foster respect for human differences, passion for a life of learning, personal integrity, and an ethic of work and service.
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