East Carolina University

Greenville, NC 27858

East Carolina University is one of the 16 public 4-year colleges in North Carolina. Its campus is large in size and located in Greenville. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

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 students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

East Carolina University's in-state tuition for 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.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeLarge
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate83%

Nursing Programs Offered

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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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
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


Average Net Price/year
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













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

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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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