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Eckerd College

  • St. Petersburg, FL
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 1,821
    total students
  • $37,046 | $37,046
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 72%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 551
    sat math
  • 568
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 25
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Comparative Literature
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • East Asian Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ancient Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,509
    • Accepted2,534
    • Acceptance Rate72%
    • Enrolled1,821
    • Female Applicants2,225
    • Females Accepted1,673
    • Female Acceptance Rate75%
    • Male Applicants1,284
    • Males Accepted861
    • Male Acceptance Rate67%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.34
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 568 520 620
    • SAT Math 551 510 600
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 25 23 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$37,046
    • Out-of-state tuition *$37,046
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$316.00
    • Room and board *$10,144.00
    • Room only *$5,106.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,821
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.69%
    • Black or African American2.42%
    • White or Caucasian78.36%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.6%
    • Asian1.37%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.22%
    • Two or more races3.02%
    • Unknown1.26%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout4.63% representing 35 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students80% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 81%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Earth Society, Water Search and Rescue Team, The Current (student newspaper), College Choir, Organization of Students
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes Division X No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes Division X No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty169
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,808 students to 146 faculty

Location & Contact

Eckerd College

4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
USA

Ms.Donna Grosso

Phone: 727-864-8331
Fax: 727-866-2304
Email: admissions@eckerd.edu



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