East Carolina University: Ranking & Review

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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

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

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

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 Programs8493342121,395
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8862471,133
Education37224523640
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3241116351
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs28012292
Psychology240317278
Social Sciences22145266
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities256256
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields23518253
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service17714191
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies15633189
Visual and Performing Arts15619175
Public Administration and Social Service Professions8375158
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences12627153
Engineering11519134
Physical Sciences10222124
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services712192
Library Science9090
English Language and Literature & Letters3823465
History44347
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2929
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies21425
Mathematics and Statistics18321
Philosophy and Religious Studies88
Architecture and Related Services33
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 population128,000
Phone2523286131
Fax+1 (252) 328 6160

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