School Overview

East Carolina University is a Public, 4 years college located in Greenville, North Carolina. ECU ranked 301st in National Universities and 27th in North Carolina Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 28,021 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. ECU's acceptance rate is 93.89% last year (undergraduate school).
East Carolina University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
AddressEast 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of East Carolina University is 93.89% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 19.94%. The application fees are $75 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate93.89 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.94 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

ECU's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,297 for North Carolina residents and $23,574 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $7,594 for North Carolina residents and $20,743 for out-of-students.
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,297$23,574
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,594$20,743
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 28,021 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 8,218 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. ECU has 22,463 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 5,558 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students28,021
Undergraduate Students22,463
Graduate Students5,558
Online Enrollment8,218

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs259 Programs
Number of online programs120 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification