Eckerd College

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Saint Petersburg, FL

$47,044

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About Eckerd College

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Presbyterian Church (USA)  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Eckerd College is a small private college located on an urban campus in Saint Petersburg, Florida. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,822, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 69%. The college offers 52 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 65%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $47,044.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

69% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

80% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

65% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students enrolled

Information not available

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

77%

Hispanic

10%

Two or more races

5%

Black

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Asian

2%

Unknown

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

68%

Socio-economic diversity

25% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

25%

State Grant Aid

50%

Institution Grant Aid

83%

Pell Grant

25%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,498
State Grant Aid $1,634
Institution Grant Aid $20,808
Pell Grant Aid $4,688

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2020-2021 academic year.

1

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC

2

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies

BA

MA

DOC

3

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

4

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

6

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

7

Engineering

BA

MA

DOC

8

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

9

Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics

BA

MA

DOC

10

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

11

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

12

History

BA

MA

DOC

13

History

BA

MA

DOC

14

Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities

BA

MA

DOC

15

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC

16

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

BA

MA

DOC

17

Natural Resources And Conservation

BA

MA

DOC

18

Philosophy And Religious Studies

BA

MA

DOC

19

Physical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

20

Psychology

BA

MA

DOC

21

Social Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

22

Visual And Performing Arts

BA

MA

DOC