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Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

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Overview

Student Population
2,002
Elizabeth City State University overview
Location Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Online ecsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Elizabeth City State University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Elizabeth City State University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,578 prospective students applied, and 1,929 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 364 enrolled in the school.  1,651 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 351 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $1,000 plus fees of $2,260. ECSU is ranked 864 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Elizabeth City State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Ratings

3/10
Overall
2/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

ECSU is rated within the lower 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Elizabeth City State University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Elizabeth City State University overview
SAT 840/1000
ACT 15/19
GPA 3.16
Applications Accepted
74.8% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend

North Carolina Resident Tuition
$1,000
In State Costs for Elizabeth City State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$2,260
Room and Board $8,543
Budget for Other Expenses$1,350
Total One Year Cost$14,393
Out of State Resident Tuition
$5,000
Out of State Costs for Elizabeth City State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$2,260
Room and Board $8,543
Budget for Other Expenses$1,350
Total One Year Cost$18,393

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$30,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Elizabeth City State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Education 17%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 10%
Biology 8%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198507 IPEDS survey data for Elizabeth City State University.

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