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Eckerd College

St. Petersburg, FL

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Overview

Eckerd College is a 4-year institution located in St. Petersburg, FL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL  33711
United States
Contact Ms. Lucille Lopez
Campus Visit Coordinator
Email: admissions@eckerd.edu
Phone: 727-864-8331
Fax: 727-866-2304

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Behavior And Ethology Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies/civilization Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,815
Applied
3,302
Accepted
1,822
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

3,218
Females Applied
2,285
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,597
Males Applied
1,017
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.54
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 25th December 1st Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 560 660
SAT Math 530 625
ACT Composite 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

47,044
Private
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Fees

660
Full-time student fees
13,482
Room & board
7,052
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

33,159
Avg. Financial Aid Package
33,804
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
35,591
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,371
Avg. Loan Aid
17,162
Avg. Grant Aid
27,141
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83.59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
52%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,822
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.57%
Black or African American 2.53%
White or Caucasian 76.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.44%
Asian 2.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 4.84%
Other 0.16%

Gender

Male (31.5%)
Female (68.5%)

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 74%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Festival of Hope, Kappa Carnival and Springtopia

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Marine Science Club, Water Search and Rescue Team, The Current (student newspaper), A cappella Vocal Group and Organization of Students

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball No Division 2 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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