East Carolina University

Acceptance Rate 79 %
SAT Average 1,115
Tuition & Fees $23,516
Student Population 28,718
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,795

Academic Overview

East Carolina University Campus, Greenville, NC
East Carolina University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Greenville, North Carolina. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $7,239 for North Carolina residents and $23,516 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 28,718 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 79% and the graduation rate is 66% last year.
The salary after graduation from East Carolina University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $45,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of East Carolina University are $7,239 for North Carolina residents and $23,516 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,536 for in-state students and $20,685 for out-of-state students.
East Carolina University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at ECU. The acceptance rate of ECU is 79% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 29%. The average graduation rate is 66% and the transfer-out rate is 23%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,795 and 51% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 28,718 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for East Carolina University is 79 %.
Graduation Rate for East Carolina University is 66 %
Transfer-out Rate for East Carolina University is 23 %
Retention Rate for East Carolina University is 81 %
Student Population for East Carolina University is 28,718
Student to Faculty Rate for East Carolina University is 18 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,795 at East Carolina University.

Offered Degrees

ECU offers 187 major programs through online and on-site education where 69 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree8018
Post Bachelor's Degree75
Master's Degree7241
Post Master's Degree61
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship173
Doctor's degree - professional practice51

Special Learning Opportunities

East Carolina University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,408)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,084)

Veterans Benefits

East Carolina University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges