East Carolina University: Ranking & Review

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Greenville Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 126 322
Top 2%

East Carolina University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%78%80%
Applicants15,8606,1399,721
Admissions12,5334,7977,736
Enrolled undergraduates4,3621,7802,582
Enrolled total (including graduate students)29,13111,97017,161

12,348 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

6,626 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $75. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,151
Percent of students submitting SAT scores49%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
555
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,183
Percent of students submitting ACT scores50%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
21
ACT Math
21

East Carolina University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $22,000 $38,277
Off-campus $22,000 $38,277
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,397 and other expenses per full academic year.

East Carolina University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,796 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $4,452 $20,729
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,521 $2,521
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $185 $864
Tuition for Full-time graduates $4,749 $17,898
Fees for full-time graduates $2,521 $2,521
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $296 $1,118

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 849 334 212 1,395
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 886 247 1,133
Education 372 245 23 640
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 324 11 16 351
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 280 12 292
Psychology 240 31 7 278
Social Sciences 221 45 266
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 256 256
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 235 18 253
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 177 14 191
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 156 33 189
Visual and Performing Arts 156 19 175
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 83 75 158
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 126 27 153
Engineering 115 19 134
Physical Sciences 102 22 124
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 71 21 92
Library Science 90 90
English Language and Literature & Letters 38 23 4 65
History 44 3 47
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 29 29
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 21 4 25
Mathematics and Statistics 18 3 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 8 8
Architecture and Related Services 3 3
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total4,7891,3132666,368

A total of 4,789 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at East Carolina University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,579 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate62%54%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 74%

General info

Alternative namesECU
Founded1907
MottoServire
To Serve
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsold gold, royal purple
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,601
Instructional FTE1,480
Research FTE8
Public Service FTE282
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ecu.edu
AddressEast 5th Street
Greenville, North Carolina, 27858-4353
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone2523286131
Fax+1 (252) 328 6160

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