Elizabeth City State University

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world rank  6543

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Founded in 1891, Elizabeth City State University is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Elizabeth City (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ECSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym ECSU
Founded 1891
Motto To Live is To Learn
Colours Royal blue and white

University Location

Address 1704 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City
27909 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (252) 335 3400
Fax +1 (919) 335 3731

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1704 Weeksville Road, Campus Box 901
Elizabeth City 27909
(252) 335 3305
800 347 3278

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Elizabeth City State University's Library
Elizabeth City State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 249,897 physical volumes, 1,931 physical media, 31,946 digital/electronic medium and 221 licensed digital/electronic databases. Elizabeth City State University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
Elizabeth City State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,583 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1947


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

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