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East Carolina University

Greenville, NC 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate92%

About East Carolina University

East Carolina University is a public, state university in the city of Greenville, North Carolina. East Carolina University was founded in 1907. The college currently enrolls around 27,151 students a year, including 21,699 undergraduates.

East Carolina University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into East Carolina University. The acceptance rate at East Carolina University is 92%. In 2022, 21,383 students applied to East Carolina University and 19,758 were admitted.

East Carolina University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 92%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
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East Carolina University is located in the city of Greenville, North Carolina, near Raleigh NC.

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College Info

East 5th Street Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Campus Setting: Urban

East Carolina University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to East Carolina University is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to East Carolina University is Jul 1.

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Wondering what life at East Carolina University is like? There are approximately 27,151 students enrolled at East Carolina University, including 21,699 undergraduate students and 5,452 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from NC and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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