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Eckerd College

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Rating

Private

Type

2,078

Students

$45,452

Tuition

67%

Acceptance

#359

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Saint Petersburg, FL

4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33711-4700

Eckerd College is a small private liberal arts college located in Saint Petersburg, FL ranked 21stin Florida. It has a total of 2,078 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 67.44% of applicants. Eckerd College offers 55 different majors and is best known for its marine biology and biological oceanography, developmental and child psychology, and environmental studies programs (nationally ranked 5th, 6th, and 38th respectively). With a tuition cost of $45,452 per year, Eckerd College is exceptionally costly. 47.67% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, joining the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $42,200 per year, which is 2% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$46,096/Year
Above Average

Eckerd College

$46,096

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$63,572/year

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,901/year

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

Getting In

67%Acceptance
Less Selective

Eckerd College

67%

National

69%
Sat

1090 - 1280

72% of students submit

Admissions Yield

17%

ACT

21 - 26

45% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$40

Students

2,078Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

580

Part-Time

1
Male

34%

In-state

83%

Female

66%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% Environmental Studies12% Biology/Biological Sciences, General9% Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography66% Others

13% Environmental Studies

12% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

9% Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

66% Others

Environmental Studies

13%

65 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

12%

61 Graduates

Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

9%

45 Graduates

Psychology, General

7%

38 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

32 Graduates

Communication, General

6%

28 Graduates

Developmental and Child Psychology

5%

24 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

4%

21 Graduates

Academics

B-
Professors
StudentsProfessors12:112:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

149,865

Academic Spend per Student

$14,578

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

$30,800/Year

Eckerd College

$30,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$30,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$42,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

47%