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Elizabeth City State University
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  • 4 Year
  • ELIZABETH CITY, NC

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Report Card

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

About

1704 WEEKSVILLE RD
ELIZABETH CITY, NC 27909
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
From Elizabeth City State University

ECSU offers over 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, with several online degree options. From business to education to aviation and emergency management, ECSU prepares students to compete in the global work force. We achieve our commitment to the highest quality education by maintaining a rigorous focus on academic excellence through liberal arts programs and using innovative and flexible technology-based instruction models to enhance our signature areas: integrating technology with education, improving human health and wellness, and advancing the natural and aviation sciences.

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Elizabeth City State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
June 30
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
840-1000
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$3,270 / 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
$9,031 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 39 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

Majors

DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

This academic unit educates, trains students and offer degrees in three of the most dynamic programs: Aviation Science, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, and Emergency Management. Aviation and Emergency Management students have a range of program options from which to choose. An experienced and dedicated faculty helps each student to choose the aviation program that best meets his/her career interests.

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    65%
  • On Campus
    6%
  • Online
    29%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,624 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
286
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
73%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Interesting
    50%
  • Lively
    43%
  • Druggies
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 36 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • You have to make your own fun or else its boring
    50%
  • Challenging yet fun
    44%
  • Small -paced
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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