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East Carolina University

Greenville, North Carolina
Jarvis Residence Hall on central campus at ECU credit: Vam09
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Overview
Public
19,754 Undergraduates
70% Admissions Rate
City: Small
Public
Region: South
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
East Carolina University
East 5th Street
Greenville, North Carolina
27858-4353
(252) 328-6131
www.ecu.edu

East Carolina University, a public, sea-grant research university located in Greenville, North Carolina, is one of the top 195 institutions of higher education in the United States. The North Carolina General Assembly established East Carolina Teachers Training School in 1907. In 1967, the school was renamed East Carolina University. Today, the school sits on 530 acres of land in an urban setting. Its motto is “Servire” or “Service.” Notable alumni include actress Sandra Bullock, baseball player Mike Trout, DJ Carter Cruise, CEO of WWE Vince McMahon, football coach Ruffin McNeill, golfer Harold Varner III, actress Jennifer Bartels and football player Chris Johnson. The school’s colors are purple and gold, its mascot is PeeDee the Pirate and its teams are nicknamed the Pirates. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I (FBS) – The American, and there are 20 varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by East Carolina University include men’s football, baseball, basketball, golf, swimming and diving, tennis and indoor and outdoor track and field, and women’s basketball, golf, cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, lacrosse, softball and soccer. Club sports include badminton, baseball, boxing, equestrian, ice hockey, scuba and tennis.

Location

Greenville is the county seat and the most populous city in Pitt County, North Carolina, United States. The principal city of the Greenville metropolitan area, and the 10th-most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Greenville is the health, entertainment, and educational hub of North Carolina's Tidewater and Coastal Plain. More from Wikipedia...

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restaurants score

Students
43%

Men

57%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

1376

New Transfer Students

Admissions
70%

Acceptance Rate

36%

Enrollment Yield

970-1130

SAT Range

17,099

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$12,817

Typical Cost

$23,420

Out-Of-State (published)

$7,143

In-State (published)

75%

Recieve Financial Aid

90%

Have Loans

$16,905

Median Debt

Academics
18.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

96

Doctorates Awareded

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

42

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, nearly 300 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Football Conference:

American Athletic Conference

Basketball Conference:

American Athletic Conference

Track & Field Conference:

American Athletic Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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