23,265
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,383
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
78
78%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

East Carolina University is a University institution located in Greenville, NC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Whichard Building 106
East Fifth Street
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
United States
Contact Undergraduate Admission
Email: admis@ecu.edu
Phone: 252-328-6640

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community And Regional Planning Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
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Industrial Technology Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Checkmark
Family And Community Services Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation Checkmark
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education Related Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Related Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16,007
Applied
12,615
Accepted
23,265
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

9,806
Females Applied
7,784
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,201
Males Applied
4,831
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.78
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 4th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 558 520 590
SAT Math 552 510 590
ACT Composite 22 20 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,452
In-state
20,729
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,736
Full-time student fees
10,354
Room & board
5,722
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

10,383
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,640
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
31,653
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,040
Avg. Loan Aid
3,884
Avg. Grant Aid
7,702
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

23,265
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.61%
Black or African American 16.34%
White or Caucasian 66.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 2.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 3.74%
Other 2.79%

Gender

Male (42.8%)
Female (57.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 29%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Midnight Madness, Pirate Palooza and Barefoot on the Mall

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Activities Board, Residence Hall Association, Student Pirate Club and Black Student Union

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Operation ID, Staff and Faculty Eyes, ECU Alert, self-defense classes, ECU CARES

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,502
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,188
Part-time - 314
Male - 698
Female - 804