68%

Acceptance Rate

$24,590

Avg.Financial Aid

001487

FAFSA Code

About Eckerd College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,006

Website

https://www.eckerd.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.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

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

Yes

A private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university, Eckerd College is situated in St. Petersburg, FL. Eckerd College occupies a total area of about 188 acres. It was in 1958 when the Eckerd College was founded. Eckerd College is recognised by its official colors, teal, navy and black. At Eckerd College, the total enrolment stands at 2,007. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 167 faculty. Speaking of gender distribution, there are around 67% of the students who are females and 33% are males at Eckerd College. At EC, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 62 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Hank Green, Stephen Updegraff, Dennis Lehane, and Mark Tluszcz. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, EC offers around 38 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). $58 million (2018) is the total value of endowment of the Eckerd College.

Location & Contact

Address

4200 54th Ave S

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7278671166
Fax:
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Eckerd College at the 430th position among other national universities.

Admissions

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

Rolling Admissions

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

68%

SAT Range

1080 - 1280

ACT Range

23 - 28

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Eckerd College has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $40, as part of the admission process at EC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1090-1280, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 23 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Eckerd College is 26. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700. To gather more information, they can call them at (727) 867-1166.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$34,461

Average Annual Cost

$43,914

Books And Supplies

$1,350

Other Fees

$626

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

$12,586

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,100

Total One Year Cost

$61,576

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to EC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $63,572. The average annual tuition cost ($46,096), books and supplies ($1,350), room and boarding ($13,026), and budget for other expenses ($3,100) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

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

82%

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

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

$260

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Natural Resources Conservation and...

64 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

46 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

46 Graduates

Biology, General

45 Graduates

Psychology, General

45 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

28 Graduates

International Business

27 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

23 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

17 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

17 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

14 Graduates

Anthropology

11 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Area Studies

10 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

8 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

Sociology

6 Graduates

Computer Science

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Economics

2 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

2 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

2 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

2 Graduates

Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

1 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,006

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

22%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

34%

US National: 44%

Female

66%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

78% White

1% Unknown

3% Black

8% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

82%

Out Of State

15%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$68,212 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

88%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,584/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,004/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,004/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Triton

School Colors

teal, black, navy, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

98

Total Female Athletes

90

Intramural Sports

21

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Sailing

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Sailing

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,026 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at EC costs around $6,004 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 33% male and 67% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,200/year

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

$0$100,000

$21,251

$27,000

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.

$221 - 280

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.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,590

Students Receiving Federal Grants

20%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,292

Students Receiving State Aid

20%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,798

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,370

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$34,896

$30K - $48K

$30,631

$48K - $75K

$29,279

$75K - $110K

$26,160

> $110K

$21,727

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$859,003

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$15,205,393

The financial aid department of Eckerd College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Eckerd College is around $23,155 and the federal grant is $5,803. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $6,838 as well as institutional aid worth $23,155. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Eckerd College amount to $859,003 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $15,205,393.

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