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Eastern Connecticut State is a public university. It was founded as a state Normal school in 1889, became a state college in 1959, and gained university status in 1983. Its 200-acre campus is located in Willimantic, 28 miles from Hartford.

Website: www.easternct.edu/

Public
Co-ed
5,097
Undergraduate
Students
(54.2%) 2,763 Women
(45.8%) 2,334 Men
164
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 5,370 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.08
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,198
Out-of-state: $25,452
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,678
Out-of-state: $11,932
Room and Board
$13,520
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$10,848
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,566
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
198
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Willimantic Population
17,737
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Hartford
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
7.6% Black/African-American
10.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.4% White
9.3% Unknown
International Students
1.1% from 63 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
16.2%
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