East Carolina University

Acceptance Rate 93.89 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $23,602
Student Population 28,021
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,604
Graduation Rate 66 %

Academic Overview

East Carolina University Campus, Greenville, NC
East Carolina University is a public, four-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 2023 tuition & fees is $7,324 for North Carolina residents and $23,602 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $7,622 for North Carolina residents and $20,771 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 28,021 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 93.89% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, ECU's tuition & fees is $7,324 for North Carolina residents and $23,602 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $7,622 for in-state students and $20,771 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at ECU. The acceptance rate of ECU is 93.89% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19.94%. The average graduation rate is 66% and the transfer-out rate is 24%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,604 and 61% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 28,021 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for East Carolina University is 93.89 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for East Carolina University is 66 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for East Carolina University is 24 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for East Carolina University is 81 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for East Carolina University is 28,021
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for East Carolina University is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,604 at East Carolina University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressEast 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.ecu.edu/apply/freshmen/
Financial Aidadmissions.ecu.edu/afford/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/financial/netprice-calculator.cfm
Veterans Tuitionwww.ecu.edu/military/
Disability Servicewww.ecu.edu/accessibility/

Offered Degrees

ECU offers 259 major programs through online and on-site education where 120 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
Doctorate (Research)153
Doctorate (Practical)51
Post-Bachelor's Certificate7142
Post-Master's Certificate1510

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:5,203)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,060)

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