Eastern Connecticut State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Eastern Connecticut State University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,440 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1889 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Willimantic, Connecticut.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
At Eastern Connecticut State University you can obtain your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Eastern Connecticut State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, General Studies, Psychology, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
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 normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
Eastern Connecticut State University student retention rate is fair at 76% (above Connecticut average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Eastern Connecticut State University is below average - 51%.

Student to faculty ratio at Eastern Connecticut State University is decent -- 16:1. Find out more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,000
Average tuition prices are slightly high - about $13,900 a year. The additional fees at Eastern Connecticut State University not covered by tuition are roughly $6,100; which makes it a total of $20,000 annually.

Read the details about Eastern Connecticut State 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
67%
As reported in recent government data, 4,329 applications were submitted and 2,918 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Eastern Connecticut State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,100
Eastern Connecticut State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Eastern Connecticut State 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-
Eastern Connecticut State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,600 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- about $6,100 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Eastern Connecticut State 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Eastern Connecticut State University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Eastern Connecticut State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226, USA
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