Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,357
Religious affiliation None
HBCU
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,583 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

57%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Elizabeth City State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,566 applications and 895 students were granted admission. Elizabeth City State University is at the #55 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, 34% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 65% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT790 to 950
ACT17 to 21

Application Fee

$30
Undergrad students
$30
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Elizabeth City State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $15,771 and in-state students paid $2,800.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$3,156
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$2,800
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$15,771
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Elizabeth City State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 79% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,991 (which is 12.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Elizabeth City State University in 2016-2017, was 194, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,363 (which is 1.2% above the national average.)

$4,991
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,363
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
97%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Elizabeth City State University has enrolled a total of 1,357 students (1,208 students full-time and 149 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,357 students, 82 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 1,310 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 47 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 93 students for distance studies.

1,357
Total Enrollment
82
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 72%

White: 17%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Elizabeth City State 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
Education 11% 111
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 102
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 60
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 6% 56
Social Sciences 5% 46
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 38
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 38
Psychology 3% 34
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 3% 30
Transportation And Materials Moving 3% 28

Graduation & Dropout Rates

37%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Elizabeth City State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
40%
Dropout rate
21%
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

$22,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Elizabeth City State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,600. Last year, out of the total 1,033 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 930 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 876 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 788 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,600 $29,600
Employment Rate 90% 90%
Total Graduates 1,033 876

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Elizabeth City State University.

Norfolk State University
39.5 mile away
Old Dominion University
42.3 mile away
East Carolina University
79.4 mile away