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East Carolina University Student Life

East Carolina University is on a 1,600-acre campus in an urban setting in Greenville, North Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for East Carolina University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

East Carolina University also has fraternities and sororities.

East Carolina University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at East Carolina University include Student Activities Board, Residence Hall Association, Student Pirate Club and Black Student Union.

East Carolina University students' favorite campus traditions are Halloween Havoc, Pirate Palooza and Barefoot on the Mall.

East Carolina University Housing

East Carolina University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most East Carolina University students live off campus. In 2021, 25% of undergrads at East Carolina University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 75% of students lived off-campus or commuted to East Carolina University. There are 5,640 spots available in on-campus housing for all 23,056 undergraduates. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

East Carolina University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at East Carolina University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

East Carolina University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The East Carolina University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

East Carolina University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to East Carolina University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to East Carolina University, take Interstate 95 to Greenville, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Pitt Greenville airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore East Carolina University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

East Carolina University Students

58%

Women

42%

Men

82%

Full Time

18%

Part Time

91%

In State

9%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

65%

16%

8%

4%

3%

3%

1%

0.43%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

23,056

Graduate Students

5,742

Non-Resident / International Students

94

East Carolina University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

28,798

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,239

Out-of-State

$23,516

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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