Eckerd College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Saint Petersburg, FL, which is a predominantly urban area. The Presbyterian Church affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and vision that defines the school. Enrollment at Eckerd College is nearly 2,300 yearly.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Natural Resources And Conservation
The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1010 - 1230 on the SAT and within the range of 22 - 28 for the ACT exam is typical among students admitted to Eckerd College. 68% of those who apply are accepted to this school, of which 20 percent choose to enroll.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $38,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their costs. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,300 each year. Students at this school may be eligible for aid which is typically loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
Athletic programs are available at Eckerd College through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Golf (NCAA Division II)
- Soccer (NCAA Division II)
- Softball (NCAA Division II)
Students may visit the school's http://www.eckerd.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Eckerd College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Eckerd College has a total student population of about 2,000. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 24% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $40,000-$48,000 per year
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,300 to $1,600 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||96%||$21,540|
|Receiving Student Loans||75%||$7,805|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Eckerd College may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Weekend and night classes available
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
The overall graduation rate of Eckerd College is around 66%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||59%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.7%|
Eckerd College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Sunshine State Conference)
- Basketball (Sunshine State Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Eckerd College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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- University of South Florida - St. Petersburg Campus in St. Petersburg, FL (5 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Eckerd College for official up-to-date information.