BY THE NUMBERS

Our Student Body

Enrollment

  • 28,718
  • total enrollment Fall 2018

23,010 Undergraduate Enrollment

ECU Students Represent

  • All 100 North Carolina counties
  • 48 states plus the District of Columbia
  • 44 countries
  • Out-of-State Residency chart10%
  • Out-of-State Residency2,975
  • In-State Residency chart90%
  • In-State Residency27,743

Total Student Body Enrolled in STEM/Health Care

A student works with computers

  • 9,421Undergraduate
  • 2,575Graduate

Class

Class pie chart

  • Freshman 5,455
  • Sophomore 4,488
  • Junior 5,255
  • Senior 7,132
  • Graduate 5,123
  • Dental & Medical 534
  • Unclassified 741

Diversity

Diversity pie chart

  • White 19,130
  • Black or African-American 4,559
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown 2,457
  • Hispanic of Any Race 1,806
  • Asian 766

Status

Full-time vs. Part-time chart

  • Full-time students 22,087
  • Part-time students 6,631
Full-time vs freshmen students

  • Full-time students 22,087
  • First-time, first-year students 4,175
Students taking at least one distance education course

  • Full-time students 22,087
  • Students taking at least one distance education course 12,811
Students only taking distance education chart

  • Full-time students 22,087
  • Students only taking distance education courses 6,778
Students taking face to face courses chart

  • Full-time students 22,087
  • Students taking face-to-face courses only 15,758

New undergraduate transfer students fall 2018 chart

  • Out-of-state 263
  • UNC System 153
  • NC private institutions 102
  • NC Community College System 1,320
  • New undergraduate transfer students fall 2018 1,838

About ECU

Affordability

(2015-2016)

  • Total price for in-state undergraduate students living on campus $21,162
  • First-time, full-time undergraduates receiving financial aid 75%
  • Average debt of an ECU medical graduate compared to peers nationally 33% less

Degree Inventory

  • 84
  • BACHELOR’S
  • 71
  • MASTER’S
  • 13
  • RESEARCH DOCTORAL
  • 5
  • PROFESSIONAL DOCTORAL
  • 2
  • INTERMEDIATE (CAS, EdS)
  • 84
  • DEPARTMENTAL CERTIFICATES
  • 120
  • ONLINE DEGREES AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS in health, education, technology, business and more

Highest Enrollment Programs

Undergraduate–Top Undergraduate Majors–2018

  • Nursing
  • Management
  • Biology
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Public Health Studies
  • Elementary Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
  • Industrial Technology
  • 500
  • 1000
  • 1500
  • 2000
  • 2500
  • Number of Students Enrolled
Graduate–Top Graduate Majors–2018

  • Business Administration
  • Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Library Science
  • Dental Medicine
  • Educational Leadership
  • 100
  • 200
  • 300
  • 400
  • 500
  • 600
  • 700
  • 800
  • Number of Students Enrolled

Total Full and Part-time Faculty

  • Professor 397
  • Associate Professor 594
  • Assistant Professor 697
  • Instructor 380
  • Total 2,069

Executive Administrators, Faculty and Staff

Executive Administrators, Faculty and Staff Ethnic Pie Chart

  • White 4,007
  • Unknown 512
  • All Other Race/Ethnic Groups 39
  • Two or More Races 46
  • Hispanic 158
  • Asian 222
  • Black/African-American 1,082

Student Affairs (2017-2019)

475+ Official Student Clubs and Organizations

2,000+ Events/ Programs
110,000+ Student Participants
200,000+ Engagement Hours
21,731 Total Student Service Hours
5,580 Number of Students Recording Hours
ECU partnered with 141 local community partner organizations

Student-Athletes

NCAA Division 1 American Athletic Conference
  • 82%
  • Student-athlete 6-year graduation rate (average 2006-2009 cohorts)
  • 3.0
  • Full-time undergraduate student-athlete GPA Spring 2016
  • Men’s Teams
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Spirit
  • Women’s Team
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Spirit

Rankings and Recognitions

U.S. News & World Report

  • Top 10%
  • Online Graduate Programs– Education
  • Top 25%
  • Best Medical Schools–Primary Care
  • Online Graduate Programs–Education
  • Online Graduate Programs–Nursing
  • Best Graduate Programs–Physical Therapy
  • Best Graduate Programs–Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Best Nursing Schools–Master’s

Brody School of Medicine

The American Academy of Family Physicians and the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians announced that no other medical school in North Carolina–and only one other in the nation–has produced a higher percentage of family physicians in the last decade.

Nearly half(48%) of Brody graduates are actively practicing in N.C.–a significantly higher percentage than any other N.C. medical school.

ECU School of Dental Medicine

2019 recipient of the William J. Gies Award for Vision, Innovation and Achievement in the innovation category from the American Dental Education Association’s ASEAGies Foundation®. Awarded for its breakthrough approach approach to providing practical experience for future dentists through rural service-learning centers across North Carolina.

HEED Award

Seven-time recipient

Washington Monthly

  • Top 25%
  • National Universities–Service
  • National Universities–ROTC

Princeton Review

  • Best Colleges Southeastern Region
  • Best Business Schools
  • Best Medical Schools
  • Best Business Schools (Southeast)
  • Green Colleges

Carnegie Foundation

Carnegie Foundation Elective Community Engagement Classification

Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS)

Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS)