82%

Acceptance Rate

$8,500

Avg.Financial Aid

002923

FAFSA Code

About East Carolina University (ECU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

28,718

Website

www.ecu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

East Carolina University was listed in 1907 by the North Carolina General Assembly. It is the 3rd largest public university which is located in North Carolina with more than 28,000 strength of students. It is offering degrees at the Baccalaureate, Specialist, Master’s, and Doctorate levels. The East Carolina University is a home to 12 schools and colleges including the graduate school and honors college.

  •  The student-to-faculty ratio of the university is 18:1.

  • The University's acceptance rate is 70%.

  • The university is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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Online Education at ECU

The university proves to be a state leader and national trailblazer in distance education for the students by offering more than 90 online degree and certificate programs in Business, Technology, Health Care, Education, and other areas as the options to meet your objectives.

  • The online programs are designed to meet both of the academic goals and the professional needs to the working adults like you. The online degree programs are facilitated with the same as the faculties for the university’s offline degrees.

  • The university ensures that all the necessary tools and support services will be provided to the students for the successful completion of their degree.

For more info on Tuition and Fees


Reviews

Some of the student reviews are

  • The professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.

  • The university makes it easier for students to get the classes they want to study.

  • The workload of the programs is easier to manage in this university.

Location & Contact

Address

East 5th Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2523286131
Fax: 2523286131
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Rankings

The rankings by US News and World Report are

  • It is ranked 103rd in Engineering Programs.

  • EC University Nursing is ranked 34th in Best Online Graduate Nursing.

  • Ranked 18thin Best Online Graduate Education Programs.

  • Ranked 91stin Best Online MBA Programs. 

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

82%

SAT Range

1040 - 1190

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,746

Average Annual Cost

$4,452

Books And Supplies

$1,432

Other Fees

$2,736

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,354

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,698

Total One Year Cost

$21,672

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,148

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

310 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

284 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

282 Graduates

Public Health

277 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

269 Graduates

Psychology, General

243 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

227 Graduates

Biology, General

223 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

177 Graduates

Marketing

160 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

156 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

152 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

122 Graduates

Engineering, General

115 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

106 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

105 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

104 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

98 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

87 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

83 Graduates

Social Work

83 Graduates

Economics

79 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

78 Graduates

Political Science and Government

74 Graduates

Chemistry

69 Graduates

Engineering Technologies/Technician...

68 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

59 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

56 Graduates

History

54 Graduates

Sociology

50 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

48 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

47 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

46 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

41 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

41 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

40 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

34 Graduates

Computer Science

32 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

31 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

29 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

24 Graduates

Music

23 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

20 Graduates

Anthropology

20 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

18 Graduates

Dance

18 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

18 Graduates

Mathematics

18 Graduates

Physics

15 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

13 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

11 Graduates

Philosophy

11 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

10 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

9 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

7 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

4 Graduates

City/Urban, Community and Regional...

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

23,071

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

66% White

3% Unknown

16% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

12%

Out Of State

88%

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$57,608 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,520/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,084/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,084/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Pirates

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

American Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

252

Total Female Athletes

178

Intramural Sports

19

Sports Club

51

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$20,004

$28,967

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$208 - 301

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,500

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,802

Students Receiving State Aid

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,757

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,721

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,176

$30K - $48K

$9,063

$48K - $75K

$5,072

$75K - $110K

$887

> $110K

$344

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,852,927

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$781,756

East Carolina University helps students with their annual educational expenses by providing financial aids such as scholarships and grants. Students who are newly admitted can enroll for  Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the school code for Federal Aid. The FAFSA form must be filled by the students to access the financial requirement and eligibility. ECU's federal school code 002923.

  • Federal Aid includes the Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan.

  • State Aid includes The North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship, UNC Grant.

  • Institutional Aid includes The East Carolina University Grant, Raise Me Micro-Scholarship, Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program, Golden Key International Honor Society Scholarship, Gates Millennium Scholars Program, Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship.

  • Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program.

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