Eastern Connecticut State University

country rank  874
world rank  2847

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University Overview

Founded in 1889, Eastern Connecticut State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Willimantic (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 130 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ECSU
Founded 1889
Motto Connecticut's Public Liberal Arts University
Colours Maroon and blue

University Location

Address 83 Windham Street
Willimantic (population range: 10,000-49,999)
06226 Connecticut
United States
T +1 (860) 465 5000
F +1 (860) 465 4485

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 83 Windham Street
Willimantic 06226
+1 (860) 465 5286
877 353 3278

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Eastern Connecticut State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1958


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Connecticut State University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019