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Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, CT
University Website: www.easternct.edu/
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Eastern Connecticut State University (Eastern) is a public, coeducational liberal arts university and a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Founded in 1889, it is the second-oldest campus in the Connecticut State University System and third-oldest public university in the state. Eastern is located on Windham Street (Campus Map) in Willimantic, Connecticut, on 182 acres (0.74 km2) 30 minutes from Hartford, lying midway between New York City and Boston. Although the majority of courses are held on the main campus, select classes take place at Manchester Community College, Capital Community College, and a satellite center in Groton.

Eastern Connecticut State University is a member of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, with governance provided by the Board of Regents for Higher Education. For further information, visit http://www.ct.edu/.

Eastern Connecticut State University is ranked in the top 30 public regional universities in the north in the 2012 edition of the U.S. News and World Report List of Best Colleges. It is also ranked as one of the best colleges in the Northeast, according to the Princeton Review. Eastern is one of 218 institutions that the Princeton Review recommends as the "Best in the Northeast."

The president of Eastern is Dr. Elsa Nuñez.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $13,346.00 avg tuition

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 06226
(860) 465-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.easternct.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.easternct.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Eastern Connecticut State University

Statistics:
Applied 3,096
Admitted 2,180 70%
Enrolled total 951
Full Time: 927
Part Time 24
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 460 550
SAT Math 450 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 23
ACT English 19 24
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 76%
4-year graduation rate 31%
6-year graduation rate 51%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Eastern Connecticut State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,124.00 $4,124.00 $13,346.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $4,431.00 $4,431.00 $5,833.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $386.00 $386.00 $389.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,137.00 $5,137.00 $14,311.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $4,431.00 $4,431.00 $5,833.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $441.00 $441.00 $447.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,088.00 $10,088.00 $5,100.00
Other Expenses $2,850.00 $3,100.00 $5,100.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 82%
Percent receiving grant aid 48%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,248.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 71%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,801.00

Eastern Connecticut State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Labor Studies X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Connecticut

Name Amount Deadline
A.L. Brown Scholarship Up to $7,000 January 31, 2017
Jean R. Beers Scholarship $1,000 February 01, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Big Y Foods Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
TSI Inc./Arthur J. Abrams Scholarship Varies February 17, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
MassGrant Varies May 01, 2017

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