Eckerd College

Eckerd College

St. Petersburg, FL
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
66%
34%
student ratio
1,957
total students
Tuition Cost $42,428 | $42,428
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $34,291
Rolling
fall application deadline
72%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      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.
  • 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.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Classics and Classical Languages Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • 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.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Ancient Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental 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
    • 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.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,525
    • Accepted3,291
    • Acceptance Rate72%
    • Enrolled1,957
    • Female Applicants2,966
    • Females Accepted2,220
    • Female Acceptance Rate74%
    • Male Applicants1,559
    • Males Accepted1,071
    • Male Acceptance Rate68%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $40
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.44
  • 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 540 650
    • SAT Math 520 610
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 23 29
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$42,428
    • Out-of-state tuition *$42,428
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$616
    • Room and board *$12,162
    • Room only *$6,362
    • * 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

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$34,291
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$34,048
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$23,307
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,626
    • Average Grant Aid:$16,207
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$24,086
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 86%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 45%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,957
    • Male Student Percentage34%
    • Female Student Percentage66%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.58%
    • Black or African American2.81%
    • White or Caucasian77.06%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.31%
    • Asian2.45%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.2%
    • Two or more races3.37%
    • Unknown or International Student.72%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout4.5% representing 42 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students78% 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 87%
  • 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 Marine Science Club, Water Search and Rescue Team, The Current (student newspaper), A cappella Vocal Group, 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 Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • 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 Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty184
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,930 students to 158 faculty

Location & Contact

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

Ms. Lucille Lopez

Campus Visit Coordinator

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


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