East Carolina University: Statistics

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Acceptance rate
88%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
81%
Undergraduates
23,056
Graduates
5,742
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
ecu.edu

East Carolina University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 88% 86% 89%
Applicants 20,313 7,543 12,770
Admissions 17,859 6,489 11,370
Freshmen enrolled full time 4,029 1,560 2,469
Freshmen enrolled part time 113 42 71

16,196 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

10,537 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,212 or 53%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in East Carolina University are 1020-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,015 or 49%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in East Carolina University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 18708 (65%)
Black or African American 4710 (16%)
Hispanic 2144 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 1055 (4%)
Two or more races 981 (3%)
Asian 801 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 175 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 77 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 36 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,231
Students receiving aid
81%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $4,452$4,749
Tuition in-state $4,452$4,749
Tuition out-of-state $20,729$17,898
Fee in-district $2,787$2,787
Fee in-state $2,787$2,787
Fee out-of-state $2,787$2,787

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 5,640
Combined charge for room and board $9,712
Room charge $5,520
Meal charge $4,192

East Carolina University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 292 238
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 356 88
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 300 15
Public Health Education and Promotion 294 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 251
Psychology, General 210 6
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 191 22
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 212
Elementary Education and Teaching 179 29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 186 11
Industrial Technology & Technician 168
Finance, General 160
Engineering & Engineering-Related Technologies & Technicians, Other 149
Social Work 71 68
Engineering, General 134
Accounting 95 38
Fine & Studio Arts, General 87 12
Economics, General 95
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 91
Physical Fitness Technician 90
Family and Community Services 86
Library and Information Science 83
Management Information Systems, General 83
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 33 47 1
Computer Science 63 14
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 76
Political Science and Government, General 76
Medicine 74
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 53 18
English Language and Literature, General 48 22
Chemistry, General 60 7
History, General 55 7
Apparel and Textiles, General 61
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy 60
Dietetics & Dietitian 53
Nursing Practice 53
Dentistry 52
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 50
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 34 9
Public Health, General 42
Anthropology, General 30 11
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 40
Information Technology 39
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 37
Engineering & Industrial Management 29 7
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician 36
Music, General 20 16
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor 23 10 3
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 34
Mathematics Teacher Education 9 24
Physician Assistant 33
Applied & Public Sociology 32
Mathematics, General 26 6
Sports Studies 32
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 31
Physical Therapy & Therapist 30
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 29
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 27
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 19 8
Sociology, General 18 9
Social Studies Teacher Education 26
Adult and Continuing Education Administration 24
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 24
Geology & Earth Science, General 16 7
Biochemistry 21 1
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching 17 4
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 21
Educational & Instructional Technology 20
Interior Design 20
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 20
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 19
Special Education and Teaching, General 19
Special Education and Teaching, Other 19
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 18
Geography 12 5
Human Development and Family Studies, General 17
Reading Teacher Education 17
Maritime Studies 15
Athletic Training & Trainer 14
Medical Informatics 14
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 13 1
Child Development 13
Environmental Health 9 4
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 12
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General 12
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 11
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 11
Public Administration 11
Art Teacher Education 7 3
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 10
Computer Software Engineering 10
International & Globalization Studies 10
Physics, General 4 6
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education 9
Health & Medical Psychology 9
Music Teacher Education 8 1
Philosophy 9
Dance, General 8
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 8
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician 8
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 1 7
Audiology & Audiologist 7
Biomedical Sciences, General 7
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 7
National Security Policy Studies 7
Pharmacology and Toxicology 7
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 7
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 6
Nursing Science 6
School Psychology 6
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician 5
Molecular Biology 5
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 4
Information Science & Studies 4
Medical Family Therapy & Therapist 4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 3
Business & Office Automation & Technology & Data Entry 3
Biophysics 2
Cell & Cellular Biology and Histology 2
Curriculum and Instruction 2
Hospitality Administration & Management, Other 2
Physiology, General 2
African-American & Black Studies 1
Clinical Psychology 1
Health Teacher Education 1
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology 1
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other 1
Grand Total 5,173 1,393 290
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 65% 59% 70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
19,887
Citations
629,897

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
8,634 / 284,506
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,182 / 116,321
Biology
3,938 / 162,083
Psychology
2,761 / 87,330
Business
1,833 / 61,816
Environmental Science
1,525 / 50,089
Computer Science
1,461 / 34,782
Health Science
1,225 / 30,211
Chemistry
1,091 / 43,351
Engineering
1,015 / 19,772
Demography
981 / 37,209
Surgery
950 / 62,095
Physics
927 / 19,738
Oncology and Cancer research
789 / 38,258
Mathematics
782 / 24,202
Sociology
764 / 17,789
Economics
683 / 18,112
Public Health
680 / 19,716
Social Psychology
659 / 31,352
Physical Therapy
625 / 34,818
Art & Design
550 / 7,069
Healthcare Management (MHA)
531 / 11,671
Biochemistry
520 / 29,306
Political Science
491 / 6,063
Family medicine
485 / 8,177
Cardiology
480 / 13,854
Immunology
479 / 21,504
Education Majors
464 / 11,264
Communications and Public Relations
454 / 14,183
Child Psychology
450 / 15,834
Clinical Psychology
425 / 12,730
Molecular Biology
410 / 16,005
Gerontology
407 / 12,454
Nursing
404 / 6,813
Math Teachers
377 / 9,172
Ecology
376 / 17,701
Geography and Cartography
370 / 8,692
Anesthesiology
370 / 10,685
Pathology
365 / 10,924
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
359 / 5,915

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 291 2016
1992 340 2591
1993 321 3063
1994 405 3655
1995 404 4315
1996 405 5012
1997 402 5817
1998 414 6683
1999 407 7713
2000 442 8684
2001 455 9550
2002 440 10904
2003 493 12349
2004 517 13931
2005 581 15862
2006 615 18183
2007 767 20579
2008 767 23774
2009 902 26848
2010 808 29320
2011 941 34581
2012 985 38729
2013 1050 43458
2014 1186 45138
2015 1082 46982
2016 1160 46736
2017 1155 47749
2018 1193 44741
2019 1327 50680
2020 1428 59302
2021 1351 65635

East Carolina University alumni

  1. Sandra Bullock

    Sandra Bullock
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    television producervoice actortelevision actorscreenwriterrestaurateur
    Biography

    Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer. The recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Critics' Choice Movie Awards, she was the world's highest-paid actress in both 2010 and 2014. In 2010, she was named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world.

  2. Vince McMahon

    Vince McMahon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in East Carolina University
    In 1968 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in marketing
    Occupations
    ring announcerpromoterentrepreneurcommentatorprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Vincent Kennedy McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter, executive, and media proprietor. He is currently serving as the chairman and chief executive officer of WWE, the largest professional wrestling promotion in the world. He is also the founder and owner of Alpha Entertainment.

  3. MrBeast

    MrBeast
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1998-.. (age 24)
    Occupations
    YouTuberphilanthropistInternet celebrity
    Biography

    Jimmy Donaldson, better known as MrBeast, is an American YouTube personality, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He has been credited with pioneering a genre of YouTube videos that centers on expensive stunts.

  4. Linda McMahon

    Linda McMahon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurexecutivepolitician
    Biography

    Linda Marie McMahon is an American political executive, former Trump administration official, and former professional wrestling executive and performer. She served as the 25th administrator of the Small Business Administration from 2017 to 2019.

General info

Alternative names ECU
Founded 1907
Motto Servire
To Serve
Colors old gold, royal purple
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-June;June-July)
Total FTE staff 5,541
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address East 5th Street
Greenville, North Carolina, 27858-4353
United States
City population 88,000
Phone 2523286131
Fax +1 (252) 328 6160

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