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Eckerd College

Saint Petersburg, Florida

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Student Population
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Location Saint Petersburg, Florida
Online eckerd.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Saint Petersburg, Florida, Eckerd College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA) faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,644 prospective students applied, and 3,132 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 539 enrolled in the school.  1,940 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 66 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $45,452 plus fees of $644. Eckerd College is ranked 323 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Eckerd College is rated within the top 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1090/1280
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.34
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Apr 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Eckerd College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$644
Room and Board $13,026
Budget for Other Expenses$3,100
Total One Year Cost$63,572

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Eckerd College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 26%
Biology 14%
Social Sciences 11%
Natural Resources Conservation 10%
Psychology 10%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133492 IPEDS survey data for Eckerd College.

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