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Eastern Connecticut State University
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  • 4 Year
  • WILLIMANTIC, CT

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

83 WINDHAM ST
WILLIMANTIC, CT 06226
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Little East Conference
From Eastern Connecticut State University

With 38 majors, 59 minors, and over one hundred organizations and athletic teams, Eastern students successfully balance a rigorous academic schedule, a variety of extracurricular activities, and an engaging social life.

Our students develop the breadth and depth of knowledge that make our alumni competitive within a wide range of employment opportunities. A degree from Eastern Connecticut State University pays off!

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Eastern Connecticut State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,090 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,244 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 55 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 72 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 72 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    76%
  • On Campus
    16%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,713 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
762
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 62 responses
  • Friendly
    45%
  • Normal
    29%
  • All in this together
    6%
  • Open to friendships
    6%
  • Confused
    5%
  • Isolated
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
87%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 91 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 110 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 59 responses
  • Good community
    34%
  • A wonderful experience
    20%
  • Feels like a big highschool
    15%
  • Friendly
    12%
  • Affordable liberal arts experience
    7%
  • Highschool repeat
    7%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 43 responses

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