East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public university. It is a progressive doctoral-granting institution with the feel of a small college. Much interpersonal contact among professor of all levels with undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Art, Business, Education, Health and Human Performance, Human Environmental Sciences, Industry and Technology, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Social Work. Its 392-acre main campus and 46-acre medical campus are located in Greenville. 46 additional acres are located in a nearby county. Most campus facilities have been constructed since the 1970s.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
23,056
Undergraduates
9,615
Men - 41.7%
13,442
Women - 58.3%
5,742
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 20,306 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.33
SAT Math
540 average
500-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
549 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,359
Out-of-state: $39,636
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,239
Out-of-state: $23,516
Room and Board
$10,136
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$11,556
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,110
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,239
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
12%
10-19
18%
20-29
30%
30-39
10%
40-49
12%
50-99
11%
Over 100
6%
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Greenville Population
94,779
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Pirate
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6%
Asian
2.5%
Black/African-American
16%
Hispanic/Latino
8.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.9%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
65.5%
Unknown
3%
International Students
0.4% from 56 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
42.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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