Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, CT

Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, CT

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$5,678

$11,932

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

15.5

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,413
Declined 1,957
Total Received 5,370
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Public

5,097

undergraduate students

164

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Eastern Connecticut State University, founded in 1889, is a coeducational, residential university. Its 182-acre campus is located in Willimantic.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,261
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational

182-acre campus in Willimantic (population: 17,737), 25 miles from both Hartford and New London. Served by bus; air serves Windsor Locks (35 miles) and Boston (100 miles); train serves Hartford. School operates shuttle service on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Hartford
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

Eastern Connecticut State University
83 Windham Street
Willimantic, CT
06226

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Repertory Dance Troupe
  • Rugby Club
  • Biology Club
  • Education Club
  • Psychology Club

Top Events

  • Arts and Lecture
  • University Hour
  • Springfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.08

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,413
Declined 1,957
Total Received 5,370

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank

Important

application essay

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 63
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

95%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,959

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,678
Room & board $13,520
Total $19,198
Average Financial Aid - $4,959
Total with Avg. Aid $14,239

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, cheerleading, ice hockey, flag football, rugby, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cheerleading, flag football, rugby, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
History, Other
Information Science/Studies
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Labor Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

5,261

total students

95.4%

in-state

4.6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

5,097
students

Female
54%
2,763

Male
46%
2,334

3%

164
students

Female
68%
112

Male
32%
52

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

4,267
students

Female
54%
2,301

Male
46%
1,966

17%

830
students

Female
56%
462

Male
44%
368

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

472

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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