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Eckerd College

St. Petersburg, FL 4-Year Private
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About Eckerd College

Eckerd College is located on 188 acres of waterfront property in St. Petersburg, Florida. A private, coeducational, liberal arts college, Eckerd offers students with every background, belief and personality type a close and friendly community that values volunteer service, environmental activism, international learning, creative self-expression and academic excellence. Eckerd’s 1,970 students from 47 states and territories and 40 countries choose among 41 majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. With outdoor laboratories in biology, marine science and environmental studies as well as an impressive array of intramural, club and intercollegiate sports and water recreation, Eckerd College teaches students to ThinkOutside.

Eckerd College is a private, religious college in the suburb of St. Petersburg, Florida. Eckerd College was founded in 1958 and enrolls 2,036 undergrads and no graduate students.

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Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes

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Eckerd College is locatedin the town of St. Petersburg, Florida, in the city of Tampa.

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Eckerd College SAT Scores


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1099 - 1300


Math SAT Range

530 - 650


Reading SAT Range

570 - 670

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