East Carolina University

Greenville, NC 27858
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East Carolina University is one of the sixteen public 4-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in an urban area, in Greenville.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 29,131 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 4,362 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 3,620 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 83%). Every year 62% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

East Carolina University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,452, and fees were $2,691. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,729 and $2,691 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students29,131
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate83%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.4%

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Accreditations

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

Admission

79%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1030 to 1180
ACT20 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

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $75
Graduates $75

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$185/credit
In State Students$185/credit
Out of State Students$864/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$296/credit
In State Students$296/credit
Out of State Students$1,118/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $8,325 $8,325 $38,880
ADN 70 $12,950 $12,950 $60,480
BSN 125 $23,125 $23,125 $108,000
FNP 50 $14,800 $14,800 $55,900
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of East Carolina University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 34% $4,403
Other Federal Grant 2% $1,339
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $2,798
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 49% $3,810
Federal Student Loans 62% $5,669
Private Loans 8% $13,829

$13,327

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,779
$30,001 to $48,000$11,786
$48,001 to $75,000$15,642
$75,001 to $110,000$19,364
Over $110,000$20,678

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Student Population

23,265

Undergrads

5,866

Graduates

17,161

Women

11,970

Men

78%

Full-time

22%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
67%
Black/African American
16%
Hispanic
6%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Asian
3%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

East Carolina University
East 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27858
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