East Carolina University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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East Carolina University is a large four-year, public school with 26,950 students enrolled. This school was established in 1907 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Greenville, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
142
At East Carolina University you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

East Carolina University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 142 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Management, Business, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
78%
East Carolina University student retention rate is fair at 78% (well above North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at East Carolina University is below average: 57%. Roughly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at East Carolina University is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Find out more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,800
Average tuition costs are fairly high - $17,600 per year. The additional fees at East Carolina University not covered by tuition are about $2,200; this totals $19,800 per academic year.

Read the details about East Carolina University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
According to government data, 15,299 applications were submitted and 9,283 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

East Carolina University will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at East Carolina University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
East Carolina University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at East Carolina University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
East Carolina University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 5,500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, around $4,700 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at East Carolina University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, East Carolina University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

East Carolina University Location and Maps



Post Address: East Carolina University, East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353, USA
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