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Eastern Connecticut State University (Eastern)

83 Windham St, Willimantic, CT

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Eastern Connecticut State University provides a variety of degree programs for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Willimantic, Connecticut and publically funded. Eastern has an annual student enrollment of around 5,600.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Eastern Connecticut State University offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Communications And Journalism
  • English Language And Literature

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the school. The most common standardized test scores among students admitted to Eastern are within the range of 19 - 23 for the ACT exam, or 910 - 1100 on the SAT. This school has an admissions rate of 70% of which only 44% decided to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition & fees at Eastern vary for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs nearly $9,400 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $21,000 for the year. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus for a cost of $6,400 annually. Eastern Connecticut State University may provide financial aid for students that are eligible as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Eastern "Warriors" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Sports available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)

Students can take a look at the school's http://www.easternct.edu/ to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Eastern accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Eastern Connecticut State University has a total student population of about 5,300. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 19% enrolling as graduate students and 97% as undergraduate students.

$16,400

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $16,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $5,000-$6,000
    • Out-of-State: $16,000-$19,290
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $470-$560 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $470-$570 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships55%$6,591
Receiving Student Loans73%$6,335
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Eastern Connecticut State University may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Eastern Connecticut State University is around 51%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years32%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2004)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Eastern is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Little East Conference)
  • Basketball (Little East Conference)
  • Track and Field (Little East Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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 Eastern Connecticut State University 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

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
63.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
83%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,519