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Colleges / Eastern Connecticut State University

Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, CT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate73%

About Eastern

Eastern Connecticut State University is a public, state university in the town of Willimantic, Connecticut. Eastern was founded in 1889. The college enrolls around 4,319 students a year, including 4,145 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Eastern Connecticut State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Eastern. Eastern admitted 73% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 4,629 applications received in 2022, 3,389 students were offered admission.

Eastern Connecticut State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 43%

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Eastern Connecticut State University is located in Willimantic, Connecticut, near Hartford.

If you are interested in seeing Eastern for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-84 and I-395 to Willimantic, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

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College Info

83 Windham Street Willimantic, CT 06226-2295

Campus Setting: Small Town

Eastern Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eastern is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Eastern is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Eastern SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1025 - 1210


Math SAT Range

490 - 590


Reading SAT Range

530 - 620

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Eastern is like? There are approximately 4,319 students enrolled at Eastern, including 4,145 undergraduate students and 174 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from CT and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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