1,957
Students
Financial aid thermometer
36,810
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
72
72%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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International Business/trade/commerce 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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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Related Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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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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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,525
Applied
3,291
Accepted
1,957
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

2,966
Females Applied
2,220
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,559
Males Applied
1,071
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.44
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 Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 650
SAT Math 520 610
ACT Composite 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,428
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Fees

616
Full-time student fees
12,162
Room & board
6,362
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

36,810
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,564
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,403
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,476
Avg. Loan Aid
17,555
Avg. Grant Aid
25,494
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
88%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
47%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,957
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.58%
Black or African American 2.81%
White or Caucasian 77.06%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 2.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 3.37%
Other 0.72%

Gender

Male (34.08%)
Female (65.92%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 87%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Campus events:
Festival of Hope, Kappa Carnival and Springtopia

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:
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
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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 Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark 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
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
Equestrian Sports Checkmark 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
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

Faculty

184
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 147
Part-time - 37
Male - 91
Female - 93