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
23%
500-599
63%
400-499
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
67%
400-499
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
40%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
18%
18-23
54%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
53%
12-17
16%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
66%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,401
Declined + 3,150
Total Received 17,551
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Public

23,071

undergraduate students

5,647

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Communications
  3. Management
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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 28,718
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)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ACSP (Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  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)
•  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
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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 11% of male students
 
18 sororities 16% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
63%
400-499
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
67%
400-499
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
40%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
18%
18-23
54%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
53%
12-17
16%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
66%
12-17
6%

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

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,401
Declined + 3,150
Total Received 17,551

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

Heidi Puckett
Interim Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 252 328-6640
F: 252 328-6945
admis@ecu.edu

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,817

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 - $10,817
Total with Avg. Aid $7,624

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $39,077,964
State $17,941,657
Institutional $23,506,269
Other external $2,178,938
Total $82,704,828

Non-need-based

Federal
State $17,468
Institutional $336,009
Other external $428,279
Total $781,756
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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

Jeff Compher (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
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
Dentistry
Design
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
English Education
English/Secondary Education
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 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
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 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. Nursing
  2. Communications
  3. Management

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

28,718

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

23,071
students

Female
57%
13,160

Male
43%
9,911

20%

5,647
students

Female
66%
3,722

Male
34%
1,925

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

19,562
students

Female
57%
11,065

Male
43%
8,497

16%

3,509
students

Female
60%
2,095

Male
40%
1,414

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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
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

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 58
Countries most often represented Brazil
India
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
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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