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Graduate Programs at ECU

Graduate Program 94 Programs
Online Graduate Courses 45 Programs
Graduate Enrollment 5,742
Offered Award Levels Master's, Doctorate
Tuition & Fees $20,743

Graduate Programs Overview

East Carolina University offers 94 graduate programs as well as undergraduate programs. Among them, 45 graduate programs are available through distance education (online classes). Total 5,742 graduate students have enrolled in graduate programs at ECU and 3,750 students enrolled online exclusively in graduate programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate program tuition & fees are $7,594 for North Carolina residents and $20,743 for students from other States. Next table summarizes the general information about graduate programs at East Carolina University.
Graduate Program Information
Awarded Degree ProgramsMaster's (71 programs)
Doctorate - Research (18 programs)
Doctorate - Practical (5 programs)
Online Graduate ProgramsMaster's (41 programs)
Doctorate - Research (3 programs)
Doctorate - Practical (1 programs)
Tuition & Fees$7,594 North Carolina residents
$20,743 out-of-state Students
Graduate Student Enrollment5,742 graduate students
3,750 enrolled in online courses
* The tuition & fees are for regular (traditional) graduate degree program and, for online programs, tuition rate may differ from it.
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Offered Graduate Degrees at ECU

It offers 94 graduate programs through online and on-site (classroom) education. Through distance learning, it offers Master's, Doctorate and Post-MS Certificate degree and/or programs. The Next table lists the number of graduate programs by offered degree and online availability. You can check the offered major programs by degree at the area of study page.
Offered Degrees and Number of Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Master's Degree7141
Post Master's Degree149
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship183
Doctor's degree - professional practice51
Total9445

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate program tuition & fees are $7,594 for North Carolina residents and $20,743 for students from other States at East Carolina University. The 2022 graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.28% compared to the previous year. The next table shows the graduate school tuition & fees trends over last 4 years.
2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees
2019202020212022
In-State$7,485$7,485$7,536$7,594
Out-of-State$20,634$20,684$20,685$20,743
* The tuition & fees are for regular (traditional) graduate degree program and, for online programs, tuition rate may differ from it.
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[Chart] East Carolina University Graduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate School Student Population

At East Carolina University, 5,742 students are enrolled in graduate programs - 1,894 male and 3,848 female students. By attendance status, there are 2,585 full-time and 3,157 part-time students. The Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Enrollment
TotalFemaleMale
Total5,7423,8481,894
Full-time2,5851,700885
Part-time3,1572,1481,009
[Chart] East Carolina University Graduate School Student Population

Enrolled Students in Online Graduate Programs

At East Carolina University, 3,750 students are enrolled exclusively in graduate online courses and 829 students are enrolled in some online courses out of total of 5,742 students.
Distance Learning Enrollment in Graduate Programs
Graduate Students
Total5,742
Online Exclusively3,750
In Some Online Classes829
Not In Online Classes1,163
[Chart] East Carolina University Enrolled Students in Online Graduate Programs