East Carolina University

Greenville, NC 27858

Located in Greenville, North Carolina, East Carolina University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University of North Carolina that operates 10 campuses in Boone, Greenville, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Durham, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Greensboro, Pembroke, Wilmington.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 17099 and 12028 students were accepted.

East Carolina University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,365 and fees $2,632. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,323 and $2,632 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate83%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  4. Doctoral degrees (PhD, BSN to PhD)
  5. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 336
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Master's degree 152
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 1
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 18

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from East Carolina University

NEWH Nursing Consortium
33.25 miles away
ECPI University - Raleigh
78.25 miles away
North Carolina Central University
89.49 miles away
Southside Virginia Community College - Christanna
90.55 miles away
Fayetteville State University
93.64 miles away
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
96.71 miles away
University of North Carolina Wilmington
99.62 miles away
Portsmouth Public Schools
103.51 miles away
Norfolk State University
105.45 miles away
Old Dominion University
106.08 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1927 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
03/19/1980 - 12/31/2010
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
09/22/1964 - 12/31/2010
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
12/13/1991 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
10/12/2002 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading480 to 560
SAT: Math490 to 570
SAT: Writing450 to 540
ACT Composite20 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$10,185
30k to 48k$11,547
48k to 75k$15,470
75k to 110k$19,148
Over 110k$20,261
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $182.00 $847.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $291.00 $1,097.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing
East Carolina University
East 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27858

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