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Tuition & Fees

$7,377

$22,574

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,238
Declined + 4,082
Total Received 15,320
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communications
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education
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School Facts

East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public, four-year, liberal arts institution. Its 1,410 campus is located in Greenville, NC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 26,887
Established in 1907
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ACSP (Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5180
ACT 3094

Social Networks

Public

21,508

undergraduate students

5,379

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
42%
400-499
48%
300-399
3%
200-299
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700-800
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600-699
10%
500-599
52%
400-499
36%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
37%
400-499
51%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
69%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
57%
12-17
22%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
53%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Greenville, NC

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Greenville, NC

1,401-acre campus in Greenville (population: 87,242), 90 miles east of Raleigh; 46-acre branch campus in nearby county. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Raleigh-Durham; train serves Rocky Mount (45 miles). School operates transportation to area housing and shopping.

East Carolina University
East 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
24 fraternities 10% of male students
 
14 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
42%
400-499
48%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
52%
400-499
36%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
37%
400-499
51%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
69%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
57%
12-17
22%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
53%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,238
Declined + 4,082
Total Received 15,320

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
State residency

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

James Coker
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
P: 252 328-6640
F: 252 328-6945
admis@ecu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,959
Room $4,910
Board $3,817
Additional fees $2,184
Books & supplies $1,234
Total $16,104
Average Financial Aid - $10,534
Total with Avg. Aid $5,570

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,534

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $32,660,585
State $16,675,022
Institutional $23,470,731
Other external $2,210,629
Total $75,016,967

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $175,865
Institutional $346,156
Other external $328,708
Total $850,729

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference USA (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Pirates
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
African/African-American Studies
Anatomy/Cell Biology
Anthropology
Applied Atmospheric Science
Applied Geography
Applied Physics
Applied Sociology
Applied/Resource Economics
Art
Art Education
Art History/Appreciation
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Bioenergetics/Exercise Science
Biology
Biomedical Physics
Birth through Kindergarten Education
Birth-Kindergarten Education
Business Administration
Business Education
Business/Marketing Education
Chemistry
Child Development/Family Relations
Child Life
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Coastal Resources Management
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Dance Education
Dance Performance
Dentistry
Design
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
English/Secondary Education
Environmental Health
Exercise Physiology
Exercise/Sport Science
Family/Community Services
Family/Consumer Sciences Education
Finance
French
Geographical Information Science/Technology
Geography
Geology
German
Health Education
Health Fitness Specialist
Health Information Management
Health Psychology
Health Services Management
Hispanic Studies
Hispanic Studies Education
History
History Teacher Education
History/Secondary Education
Hospitality Management
Industrial Distribution/Logistics
Industrial Engineering Technology
Industrial Technology
Information Technology
Information/Computer Technology
Instructional Technology
Instructional Technology Education
Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences
Interior Design
International Studies
Library Science
Management
Management Information Systems
Maritime Studies
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Medical Family Therapy
Medicine
Merchandising
Microbiology/Immunology
Middle Grades Education
Molecular Biology/Biotechnology
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music Education
Network Technology
Nurse Practice
Nursing
Nutrition
Nutrition/Dietetics
Occupational Safety
Occupational Therapy
Performance
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Physiology
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/General
Public Administration
Public Health Studies
Public History
Reading Education
Recreation/Park Administration
Recreation/Park Management
Recreational Therapy
Recreational Therapy Administration
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Counseling/Administration
Rehabilitation Services
School Administration
School Health Education
School Psychology
Science Education
Security Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Special Education
Special Education/Adapted Curriculum
Special Education/General Curriculum
Special Education/Intellectual Disabilities
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sports Studies
Substance Abuse/Clinical Counseling
Sustainable Tourism
Teacher Education/Special Academic/Vocational Programs
Technical/Professional Discourse
Technology Systems
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts Education
Theory/Composition
Urban/Regional Planning
Vocational Education
Vocational Evaluation
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Undergraduate

80%

21,508
students

Female
60%
12,816

Male
40%
8,692

Graduate

20%

5,379
students

Female
65%
3,497

Male
35%
1,882

undergraduateFull-time

86%

18,610
students

Female
59%
10,906

Male
41%
7,704

undergraduatePart-time

14%

2,898
students

Female
66%
1,910

Male
34%
988

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented Australia
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jenny Klara Roberts
Assistant Director of Admissions
252 328-6769
intlprgm@ecu.edu

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