Tuition & Fees

$44,540

$44,540

not including room and board

More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

12

students

More Student Details

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,291
Declined + 1,234
Total Received 4,525
More Admissions Details

Private (nonprofit)

1,957

undergraduate students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Science
  2. Environmental Studies
  3. Psychology
More Majors

Codes

SAT 5223
ACT 0731

Social Networks

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
Jacksonville University Jacksonville, FL
The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
Lynn University Boca Raton, FL
Stetson University DeLand, FL
Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University — Daytona Beach Daytona Beach, FL
Florida Southern College Lakeland, FL
Southeastern University Lakeland, FL
High Point University High Point, NC
Barry University Miami Shores, FL
Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL
See All School Suggestions for You

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.

Like college facts? Check out the Amazing College Fact Machine to see more.

Feed The Machine The Amazing College Fact Machine
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Eckerd CollegeLogo Eckerd CollegeLogo

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,957
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

St. Petersburg, FL

188-acre, suburban campus in St. Petersburg (population: 260,999), 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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
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
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
40%
500-599
47%
400-499
6%
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
54%
400-499
15%
30-36
23%
24-29
41%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
49%
18-23
32%
12-17
11%
30-36
18%
24-29
50%
18-23
31%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,291
Declined + 1,234
Total Received 4,525

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Admissions Contact

John F. Sullivan
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 456-9009, extension 8331
F: 727 866-2304
admissions@eckerd.edu

Financial Aid

88%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,810

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,914
Room $6,584
Board $6,004
Additional fees $626
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $58,478
Average Financial Aid - $36,810
Total with Avg. Aid $21,668
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Patricia Watkins
Director, Financial Aid
watkinpe@eckerd.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
golf
sailing
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cricket, Dodgeball, Equestrian Sports, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Frisbee Golf, Kayaking, Kickball, Kiteboarding, Martial Arts, Sand Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Surfing, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Wakeboarding

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Directors

Bob Fortosis (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Michelle Piantadosi (women's)
Swa/head Volleyball Coach
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference
Mascot
Triton
School colors
teal, black, navy, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Ancient Studies
Anthropology
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Creative Writing
East Asian Studies
Economics
Environmental Studies
Film Studies
French
Geosciences
History
Human Development
Humanities
Interdisciplinary Arts
International Business
International Relations/Global Affairs
International Studies
Literature
Management
Marine Science
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Visual Art
Women's/Gender Studies
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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

1,957

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,957
students

Female
66%
1,290

Male
34%
667

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,909
students

Female
67%
1,260

Male
33%
649

3%

48
students

Female
63%
30

Male
37%
18

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
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 Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

63

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Brazil
Germany
Japan
Mexico
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Admissions Office
International Student Contact
727 864-8331
internationaladmissions@eckerd.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Lists & Rankings

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway