5,097
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,669
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
63
63%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Eastern Connecticut State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Willimantic, CT, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 83 Windham Street
Willimantic, CT  06226-2295
United States
Contact Phone: 860-465-5000

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,370
Applied
3,413
Accepted
5,097
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

3,035
Females Applied
1,988
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,335
Males Applied
1,425
Males Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.08
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,678
In-state
11,932
Out-of-state
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Fees

13,520
Room & board
7,758
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

9,669
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,848
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,567
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,301
Avg. Loan Aid
3,726
Avg. Grant Aid
5,743
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
92% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,097
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.01%
Black or African American 7.49%
White or Caucasian 66.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 2.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 2.69%
Other 9.17%

Gender

Male (45.79%)
Female (54.21%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 53%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Arts and Lecture, University Hour and Springfest

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Repertory Dance Troupe, Rugby Club, Biology Club, Education Club and Psychology Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

499
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 198
Part-time - 301
Male - 242
Female - 257