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Tuition & Fees

$6,946

$22,904

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,647
Declined + 5,224
Total Received 16,871
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Public

23,039

undergraduate students

5,250

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
46%
400-499
45%
300-399
2%
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
35%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
60%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
36%
18-23
51%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
68%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public, four-year, doctoral/research university. Its 1,401-acre campus is located in Greenville, NC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 28,289
Established in 1907
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  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)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  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)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  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)

Greenville, NC

1,401-acre campus in Greenville (population: 89,130), 90 miles east of Raleigh; 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
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
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

 
17 fraternities 11% of male students
 
14 sororities 13% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
46%
400-499
45%
300-399
2%
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
35%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
60%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
36%
18-23
51%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
68%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
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

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,647
Declined + 5,224
Total Received 16,871

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency

Important

Class rank

Considered

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

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

David Meredith
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 252 328-6640
F: 252 328-6945
admis@ecu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,946
Room $5,405
Board $3,914
Books & supplies $1,254
Total $17,519
Average Financial Aid - $10,523
Total with Avg. Aid $6,996

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,523

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $35,266,661
State $18,776,637
Institutional $23,981,825
Other external $2,983,306
Total $81,008,429

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $30,928
Institutional $328,262
Other external $387,843
Total $747,033

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
American Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pirates
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
African/African-American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Atmospheric Science
Applied Geography
Applied Physics
Applied Sociology
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Bioenergetics/Exercise Science
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Physics
Biomedical Science
Birth through Kindergarten Education
Birth-Kindergarten Education
Business Administration
Business Education
Business/Marketing Education
Career/Technical 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
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance Education
Dance Performance
Dentistry
Design
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
English/Secondary Education
Environmental Health
Exercise Physiology
Family/Community Services
Family/Consumer Sciences Education
Finance
Foreign Languages/Literature
Geographical Information Science/Technology
Geography
Geology
Health Education
Health Fitness Specialist
Health Informatics/Information Management
Health Information Management
Health Psychology
Health Services Management
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
Kinesiology
Library Science
Management
Management Information Systems
Maritime Studies
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Medical Family Therapy
Medicine
Merchandising
Middle Grades Education
Molecular Biology/Biotechnology
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Network Technology
Nurse Practice
Nursing
Nutrition
Nutrition/Dietetics
Occupational Safety
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/General
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health Studies
Quantitative Economics/Econometrics
Reading Education
Recreation Services/Interventions
Recreation/Park Management
Recreational Therapy
Rehabilitation Counseling/Administration
Rehabilitation Services
Rehabilitation/Career Counseling
Rhetoric/Writing/Professional Communication
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
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sports Studies
Substance Abuse/Clinical Counseling
Sustainable Tourism
Teacher Education/Special Academic/Vocational Programs
Teaching
Technology Systems
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts Education
Urban/Regional Planning
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Undergraduate

81%

23,039
students

Female
58%
13,440

Male
42%
9,599

Graduate

19%

5,250
students

Female
64%
3,356

Male
36%
1,894

undergraduateFull-time

83%

19,336
students

Female
58%
11,204

Male
42%
8,132

undergraduatePart-time

17%

3,703
students

Female
61%
2,236

Male
39%
1,467

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
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

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
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 4

Spring: November 13

Summer: April 4

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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 insurance
  • 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 64
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Sweden
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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