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Elon University, Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon Department of Accounting Program Profile

Written by AnonymousJanuary 16, 2012
Elon University

Elon University, Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon Department of Accounting
Elon, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business as one of the nation's top business schools. The Elon Department of Accounting, within the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, has six learning objectives for accounting majors. These objectives outline the principal goals and skills that graduates of the Elon Department of Accounting will possess. These six qualities include; each graduate will demonstrate an understanding of fundamental accounting concepts and principles, demonstrate the ability to articulate and apply concepts and principles, demonstrate the ability to evaluate standard accounting practices in a variety of business settings, demonstrate the ability to integrate principles for the purpose of aiding in business decision-making, demonstrate an understanding of the role accounting plays in global business environment, and demonstrate the ability to develop and apply technology. The National Survey of Student Engagement recognizes Elon University among the nation's most effective universities in promoting hands-on learning. The Elon Department of Accounting requires every graduating accounting major to complete an assessment exam in the spring of their senior year to measure the student's retention of material covered in their accounting courses. All business majors are required to complete an internship as an undergraduate at Elon.  

What's the school's contact information?
Elon University
Department of Accounting
2700 Campus Box
Elon, North Carolina 27244
Phone: (336) 278-3566
Fax: (336) 278- 7699

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $26,480
Required fees: $374
Books and supplies: $900

What's the typical student profile?
Elon University has a total enrollment of 5,032 undergraduate students. Of the students population 41 percent are male and 59 percent are female. Approximately 72 percent of all students are from out of state.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 560-650
Range for SAT Math: 560-660
Range for SAT Writing: 560-660
Range for Act Composite: 25-28
Average high school GPA: 3.94

Regular application deadline: January 10

Career and placement:
The Porter Family Professional Development Center at Elon provides resources to assist students in preparing for and acquiring internships, full-time employment and graduate school placement after graduation. Accounting majors from the Elon Department of Accounting typically find success in the job market because of the real-world experiences they've acquired during their internships and classroom training.

Elon Career Services offers an on-line career database for both current students and alumni. The Career Network membership is a networking resource for Elon students who wish to connect with alumni who are willing to share experiences and advice.  

All data is as of 2012.