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Elizabeth City State, founded in 1891, is a comprehensive, public university. Its 90-acre campus is located in Elizabeth City, near the Pasquotank River.

Website: www.ecsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,636
Undergraduate
Students
(57.4%) 939 Women
(42.6%) 697 Men
41
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
59% of 2,461 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.23
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
491 average
ACT Composite
18 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $15,482
Out-of-state: $17,482
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $3,760
Out-of-state: $5,760
Room and Board
$9,991
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$5,202
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,631
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
116
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 40% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Elizabeth City Population
18,266
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Norfolk
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
51% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Vikings
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
69.9% Black/African-American
4.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
17.5% White
3.5% Unknown
International Students
0.3% from 5 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
21.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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