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East Carolina University

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C+

Rating

Public

Type

32,028

Students

$20,729

Tuition

79%

Acceptance

#783

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Greenville, NC

East 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858-4353

East Carolina University is a very large public university located in Greenville, NC ranked 16th in North Carolina. It has a total of 25,196 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 78.72% of applicants. East Carolina University offers 187 different majors and is best known for its Industrial Production Technologies, Accounting and Business Management, and Home Economics Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,452 for students from North Carolina and $20,729 for those from out-of-state, East Carolina University is somewhat moderately pricey. 61.11% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn about $40,500 per year, which is 2% less than the national median.
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Cost

$23,515
Above Average

East Carolina University

$23,515

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$38,665

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,473

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

79%Acceptance
Less Selective

East Carolina University

79%

National

69%
Sat

1040 - 1190

55% of students submit

Admissions Yield

29%

ACT

18 - 24

44% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Application Website

https://recruiter.ecu.edu

Students

25,196Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

98%

Part-Time

2%
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

15%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Business Administration and Management, General5% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse5% Public Health Education and Promotion83% Others

7% Business Administration and Management, General

5% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5% Public Health Education and Promotion

83% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

449 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5%

336 Graduates

Public Health Education and Promotion

5%

334 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

4%

294 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

4%

239 Graduates

General Studies

4%

235 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

230 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

213 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

1,021,371

Academic Spend per Student

$11,898

Full-time Retention Rate

82%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$34,900/Year

East Carolina University

$34,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$34,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$40,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

61%