East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public, four-year, doctoral/research university. Its 1,600-acre campus is located in Greenville, NC.

Tuition & Fees

$7,239

$23,516

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
61%
400-499
13%
700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
64%
400-499
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
40%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
18%
18-23
55%
12-17
22%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
47%
12-17
21%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
66%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,140
Declined + 4,094
Total Received 19,234
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Public

23,081

undergraduate students

5,570

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nuring
  2. Management
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 5180
ACT 3094

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Location

School Facts

East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public, four-year, doctoral/research university. Its 1,600-acre campus is located in Greenville, NC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 28,651
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.)
•  ACAE (Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ACSP (Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  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)
•  CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CODA (Commission on Dental 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)
•  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)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Greenville, NC

1,600-acre campus in Greenville (population: 92,156), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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

 
21 fraternities 8% of male students
 
18 sororities 12% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
61%
400-499
13%
700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
64%
400-499
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
40%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
18%
18-23
55%
12-17
22%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
47%
12-17
21%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
66%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
(may be waived through The College Board, NACAC, or ACT fee waivers)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,140
Declined + 4,094
Total Received 19,234

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

Stephanie Whaley
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Director
P: 252 328-6640
F: 252 737-1192
admis@ecu.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,758

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,452
Room $5,520
Board $4,192
Additional fees $2,787
Books & supplies $1,490
Total $18,441
Average Financial Aid - $10,758
Total with Avg. Aid $7,683

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $37,620,427
State $18,185,637
Institutional $21,516,111
Other external $2,467,389
Total $79,789,564

Non-need-based

Federal
State $18,262
Institutional $403,186
Other external $523,650
Total $945,098
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 252 737-6610
F: 252 328-4347
faques@ecu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Julie Poorman
Director of Financial Aid
poormanj@ecu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, bass fishing, bowling, boxing, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, golf, ice hockey, in-line hockey, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wakeboarding, water skiing, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, basketball, bass fishing, bowling, boxing, cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, golf, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball, wakeboarding, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, golf, handball, inter-tube water polo, kickball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/outdoor), Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

John Gilbert (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pirates
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
African/African-American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Atmospheric Science
Applied Geography
Applied Sociology
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Bioenergetics/Exercise Science
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Physics
Biomedical Science
Biomedical Sciences
Birth through Kindergarten Education
Birth-Kindergarten Education
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Life
Clinical Counseling
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Coastal Resources Management
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Data Science
Dentistry
Design
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
English Education
English/Secondary Education
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Health
Exercise Physiology
Family/Community Services
Family/Consumer Sciences Education
Fashion Merchandising/Consumer Studies
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
Hispanic Studies
Hispanic Studies Education
History
History Education
History/Secondary Education
Hospitality Management
Human Development/Family Science
Industrial Distribution/Logistics
Industrial Engineering Technology
Industrial 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
Mechanical Engineering
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/Literacy Education
Recreation Services/Interventions
Recreation/Park Management
Recreational Therapy
Rehabilitation Counseling/Administration
Rehabilitation Sciences
Rehabilitation Services
Rehabilitation/Career Counseling
Rhetoric/Writing/Professional Communication
School Administration
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
Sustainable Tourism
Technology Management
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts Education
University Studies
Urban/Regional Planning
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nuring
  2. Management
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

28,651

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

23,081
students

Female
57%
13,184

Male
43%
9,897

19%

5,570
students

Female
67%
3,726

Male
33%
1,844

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

19,204
students

Female
57%
10,847

Male
43%
8,357

17%

3,877
students

Female
61%
2,337

Male
39%
1,540

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

89%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

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: June 4

Spring: November 3

Summer: April 23

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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
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
Saudi Arabia
Spain
The Czech Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Catherine Knudson
Assistant Director
252 737-5412
international@ecu.edu

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