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Elizabeth City State University is a public institution that was founded in 1891. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,760, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 154 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Elizabeth City State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 21. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,428 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,285 (2013-14).
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Elizabeth City State University, located on the beautiful northeastern coast of North Carolina in the Historic town of Elizabeth City, takes great pride in its 118 years of existence. Our primary goal is to educate and to build student confidence in preparation for leadership in our communities and our nation. Check us out at www.ecsu.edu and explore the VIKING LAND!
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Elizabeth City State University, it's important to note the application deadline is May 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Elizabeth City State University is $30. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 45.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||45.6%|
|Application deadline||May 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Elizabeth City State University is 19:1, and the school has 54.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Elizabeth City State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; Social Sciences; and Public Administration and Social Service Professions. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||17%|
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Elizabeth City State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,760, with a gender distribution of 39.9 percent male students and 60.1 percent female students. At this school, 52 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 48 percent of students live off campus. Elizabeth City State University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Elizabeth City State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Elizabeth City State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Elizabeth City State University, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Elizabeth City State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||75%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Elizabeth City State University, 97.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,603.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$4,428 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$15,285 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,213 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data