Eckerd College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Eckerd College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,025 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1958 and is one of the 4 schools located in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

Eckerd College is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
Fair
Bachelor's degree is offered at Eckerd College.

Eckerd College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are Natural Resources and Environment, Biology, Business, Psychology, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
81%
Good
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 wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Eckerd College is high at 81% (well above Florida average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Eckerd College is average - 67%.

Student to faculty ratio at Eckerd College is pretty good -- 12:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$40,100
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, $39,700 a year. The additional fees at Eckerd College not covered by tuition are roughly $400; this totals $40,100 per year.

Read the details about Eckerd College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
According to government data, 4,402 applications were submitted and 3,157 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

Eckerd College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Eckerd College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Medium
Eckerd College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Eckerd College, 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
F
Unsafe
Eckerd College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: nearly $5,500 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Eckerd College. 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 information, Eckerd College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Eckerd College Location and Maps



Post Address: Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700, USA
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