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East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public university. It is a progressive doctoral-granting institution with the feel of a small college. Much interpersonal contact among professor of all levels with undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Art, Business, Education, Health and Human Performance, Human Environmental Sciences, Industry and Technology, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Social Work. Its 392-acre main campus and 46-acre medical campus are located in Greenville. 46 additional acres are located in a nearby county. Most campus facilities have been constructed since the 1970s.

Website: www.ecu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
23,071
Undergraduate
Students
(57.0%) 13,160 Women
(43.0%) 9,911 Men
5,647
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
82% of 17,551 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.83
SAT Math
510-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
560 average
520-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,991
Out-of-state: $38,268
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,239
Out-of-state: $23,516
Room and Board
$9,712
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$9,802
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,646
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,215
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
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Campus Life

Greenville Population
89,130
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
24% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Pirate
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
16.1% Black/African-American
6.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.6% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
0.6% from 58 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
28%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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