East Carolina University Graduate Schools

East Carolina University (referred to as ECU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Greenville, NC. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at East Carolina University is $7,535 for North Carolina residents and $20,684 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,647 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 28,718 including undergraduate students.

East Carolina University Graduate School Overview

East Carolina University (referred to as ECU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Greenville, NC. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
East Carolina University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1927 - Current).
East Carolina UniversityDirectory Information
School NameEast Carolina University (referred to as ECU)
AddressEast 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Phone252-328-6131
Webhttps://www.ecu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://recruiter.ecu.edu
Financial Infohttps://www.ecu.edu/financial
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at East Carolina University is $7,535 for North Carolina residents and $20,684 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,647 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 28,718 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 111 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 48 programs are available online classes.
ECU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,684
$7,535 for North Carolina Residents
Student Population5,647
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs111 graduate programs
(48 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at East Carolina University is $7,535 for North Carolina residents and $20,684 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $297 for North Carolina residents and $1,119 for out-of-state students. East Carolina University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
ECU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
North Carolina Residents$7,535
Out-of-State$20,684
Tuition per Credit Hour
North Carolina Residents$297
Out-of-State$1,119
East Carolina University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On East Carolina University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at ECU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)48 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

East Carolina University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of East Carolina University is $7,535 for North Carolina residents and $20,684 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.24% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at East Carolina University
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$4,434$2,423$17,036$2,423
2016-2017$4,656$2,632$17,547$2,632
2017-2018$4,749$2,521$17,898$2,521
2018-2019$4,749$2,736$17,898$2,736
2019-2020$4,749$2,786$17,898$2,786
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $13,660 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at East Carolina University. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.66% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,660. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.66% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at East Carolina University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$9,319$3,491$9,319$3,491
2016-2017$9,241$3,644$9,241$3,644
2017-2018$9,835$3,716$9,835$3,716
2018-2019$10,354$2,698$10,354$2,698
2019-2020$10,030$3,630$10,030$3,630
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $297 for North Carolina residents and $1,119 for other students at East Carolina University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour East Carolina University
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$277$1,064
2016-2017$291$1,097
2017-2018$296$1,118
2018-2019$297$1,119
2019-2020$297$1,119
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $23,154 for North Carolina residents and $23,154 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at East Carolina University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at East Carolina University
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$29,944$3,102$29,944$3,102
Medicine$20,252$2,902$20,252$2,902

Graduate Programs at ECU

East Carolina University offers 107 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,751 students have completed their study at East Carolina University.
Offered Degrees at East Carolina University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree72411,410
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship17366
Doctor's degree - other51205
Post Bachelor's Degree7555
Post Master's Degree6115
Total107511,751

East Carolina University offers 107 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,751 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,410 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 205 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 55 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 15 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 29 completers-
Computer Science4-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)25-
Education [+] (30 completers) 257 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration61$54,300
Adult and Continuing Education Administration29-
Educational/Instructional Technology32$46,600
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services32$42,700
Elementary Education and Teaching2-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching7-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching5-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)21-
Art Teacher Education2-
Health Teacher Education3-
Mathematics Teacher Education15-
Music Teacher Education6-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5-
Reading Teacher Education13-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education16-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Computer Software Engineering8-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] (4 completers) 22 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician13-
Engineering/Industrial Management9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 31 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies17-
Human Development and Family Studies14-
English Language And Literature [+] (1 completers) 41 completers$38,100
English Language and Literature41$38,100
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 74 completers$45,300
Library and Information Science74$45,300
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences15-
Biomedical Sciences4-
Molecular Biology9-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 19 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies4-
Maritime Studies0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)15$37,200
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 44 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies11-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science33-
Physical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science10-
Physics10-
Psychology [+] 26 completers-
Psychology11-
Clinical Psychology6-
School Psychology9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 26 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies26-
Human Services [+] (4 completers) 82 completers-
0-
Public Administration16-
Social Work66$42,800
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 50 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology13-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics10-
Geography7-
National Security Policy Studies13-
Sociology7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (2 completers) 14 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Fine/Studio Arts4-
Music10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (16 completers) 340 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist50-
Physician Assistant34-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling12-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor24-
Public Health38$42,300
Environmental Health8-
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene7-
Public Health Education and Promotion19-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist22-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor2-
Medical Informatics15-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)109-
Business [+] (4 completers) 259 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management209$60,200
Accounting50$54,800
Hospitality Administration/Management (other)0-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total1,410
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 24 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration24$76,100
English Language And Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry2-
Biophysics2-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology1-
Physiology2-
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences (other)2-
Pharmacology and Toxicology4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology0-
Health/Medical Psychology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling2-
Public Health0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor5-
Rehabilitation Science0-
Nursing Science8-
Total66
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 205 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist4-
Dentistry55-
Medicine75-
Physical Therapy/Therapist26-
Nursing Practice45-
Total205
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 21 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology19-
Mathematics Teacher Education2-
Music Teacher Education0-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 19 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration19-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator14-
Total55
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration8-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Library Science [+] 0 completers-
Library and Information Science0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Psychology [+] 7 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nurse Anesthetist0-
Total15

Graduate Student Population at ECU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,647 students enrolled into East Carolina University graduate schools where it has total 28,718 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,525 full-time and 3,122 part-time students. By gender, 1,925 male and 3,722 female students are attending East Carolina University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for East Carolina University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
East Carolina University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6471,9253,722
Full-time2,5258701,655
Part-tme3,1221,0552,067
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at East Carolina University.
There are 3,850 White (68.18%), 854 Black/African American (15.12%), 242 Hispanic (4.29%), 190 Asian (3.36%), and 511 students with other races. 100 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at East Carolina University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6471,9253,722
American Indian/Native American561640
Asian19081109
Black/African American854239615
Hispanic242102140
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander541
White3,8501,2902,560
Two More1033766
Un-Known247106141
Non-resident Alien1005050
East Carolina University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,209 graduate students (56.83% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 641 graduate students (11.35% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for East Carolina University.
Distance Learning Student Population at East Carolina University
Number of Students
Total5,647
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,209
Enrolled Some Online Courses641
Not in Online Courses1,797
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at East Carolina University. 1,454 students are aged 20 to 24 (25.75% of total students), 416 students are aged above 50 (7.37%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at East Carolina University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at East Carolina University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6471,9253,722
Age 20-211012081
Age 22-241,353418935
Age 25-291,463518945
Age 30-34813307506
Age 35-39622224398
Age 40-49879295584
Age 50-64403137266
Over 641367

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