Eckerd College

St. Petersburg, FL

Eckerd College

St. Petersburg, FL

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$47,704

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,302
Declined 1,513
Total Received 4,815
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Private

2,075

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Eckerd College, founded in 1958, is a private, church-affiliated college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 188-acre campus is located on Boca Ciega Bay in St. Petersburg, 25 miles from Tampa.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,075
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

188-acre, suburban campus in St. Petersburg (population: 263,255), 25 miles from Tampa. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Tampa. School operates transportation to intercollegiate sporting events. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL
33711

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Eckerd College was one of the first pet-friendly campuses, with over 300 pets reported living in their four pet-friendly dorms.
  • Eckerd College has its own Search and Rescue Team that works closely with the US Coast Guard and other state and local agencies. The student team provides maritime assistance to the boaters of Tampa Bay, responding to over 500 calls a year.
  • Eckerd College has more Hollings Scholars than any other college or university in the country, with 74.

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,302
Declined 1,513
Total Received 4,815

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,875

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $47,044
Housing $7,052
Food $6,430
Additional fees $660
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $62,536
Average Financial Aid - $25,875
Total with Avg. Aid $36,661

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 727 864-8334
F: 727 864-2304
finaid@eckerd.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bowling, cricket, dodgeball, equestrian sports, field hockey, flag football, Frisbee golf, kayaking, kickball, kiteboarding, lacrosse,martial arts, rugby, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, surfing, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, wakeboarding

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Animal Behavior and Ethology. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biophysics. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Economics, General. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
European Studies/Civilization. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes
Marine Sciences. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Science
  2. Environmental Studies
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • 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-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,075

total students

17%

in-state

83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,075
students

Female
67%
1,389

Male
33%
686

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,021
students

Female
67%
1,356

Male
33%
665

3%

54
students

Female
61%
33

Male
39%
21

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

63

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Countries most often represented Germany
India
Italy
Mexico
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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