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Eckerd College, founded in 1958, is a private college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 267-acre waterfront campus is located on Boca Ciega Bay in St. Petersburg, 25 miles from Tampa.

Website: www.eckerd.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,999
Undergraduate
Students
(66.4%) 1,328 Women
(33.6%) 671 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 4,830 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.46
SAT Math
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$63,572
Tuition and Fees
$46,096
Room and Board
$13,026
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Freshman Award
$37,381
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,896
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
151
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 40% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

St. Petersburg Population
249,688
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tampa
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
88% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
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Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
3.0% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.7% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students
4.2% from 42 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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