Elon is a beautiful town located in Alamance County in the Piedmont area of Central North Carolina and the home of Elon University. Elon is a town that is rich with history and small-town charm, but is also a progressive community and a great place to call home. Known for its college Elon which is a mid-sized private university renowned as a national model for engaged and experiential learning. Students work closely with faculty who are dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarship. The curriculum is grounded in the traditional liberal arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional and graduate programs.