|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||18:1|
|Dormitory capacity||5,784 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
East Carolina University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 17,099 applications and 12,028 students were granted admission. East Carolina University is at the #68 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 48% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 51% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||970 to 1130|
|ACT||20 to 24|
East Carolina University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $20,323 and in-state students paid $4,365.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 75% of East Carolina University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 32% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,402 (which is 0.7% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at East Carolina University in 2016-2017, was 2,575, which is 61% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,350 (which is 0.9% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, East Carolina University has enrolled a total of 28,962 students (22,366 students full-time and 6,596 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 28,962 students, 1,867 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 22,969 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,993 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 6,526 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 15%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at East Carolina University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||46%||3,265||524|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||6%||433|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||6%||420||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||4%||290||246|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||66|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of East Carolina University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of East Carolina University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,900. Last year, out of the total 5,586 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,251 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,676 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,165 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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