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Eckerd College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 283 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

61% Women
39% Men


NCAA Division II (without football)

Sunshine State Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $67,869)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $60,134)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 36 - - -
Basketball 16 12 - Yes
Golf 13 6 - Yes
Soccer 25 18 Yes Yes
Softball - 15 - Yes
Tennis 13 10 Yes -
Volleyball - 18 - Yes
Bowling - - Yes -
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Football - - Yes -
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Swimming and Diving - - Yes -
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes Yes
Water Sports - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 6.9%
Hispanic 5.2%
Non-resident alien 2.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 10.3%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 73.2%
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 8
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 5
Property Crime 60

Notable Alumni

  • Brian Sabean, General manager of the San Francisco Giants
  • Dennis Lehane, Author, best known for "Mystic River" and "Gone, Baby, Gone"
  • Steve Balboni, Former professional baseball player
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Michelle from Crystal Lake, IL
  • 5
  • Eckerd is known for it's sense of community. There is no greek life, however a family is created at the different complexes on campus. Since the campus is in Florida…

  • May-12-2012 Read More
  • Christian from East Point, GA
  • 5
  • Dorm life is great! Eckerd offers pet dorms, all girls dorms as well as co ed. Residential Life is very strict and often cant be trusted when a student faces…

  • Jun-26-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Joy from Golden, CO
  • Jan-26-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The cafeteria is nicer than a lot, but doesn't provide a lot of variety. Fortunately, there are three places to eat on campus, which should give you different options for whatever you are in the mood for.

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  • 4
  • Brittany from Hartwell, GA
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    There are two choices: the café and the pub. From salads to Chinese food, The café has a variety of selections for all sorts of people. At the pub, the meal is cooked right in front of you. I recommend the turkey melt; its delicious.

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  • 3
  • Victoria from Moraine, OH
  • Oct-20-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Food was average. Not many other options than your cafeteria/meal plan food.

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  • 4
  • ValTi
  • Sep-15-2013 I am a current student here

    The food here is really great. There's a good variety of food offered each meal and the pizza is great. You can choose to eat healthy too as they have a lot of food being prepared on the spot as well. Lines can be long though. The salad bar is great and there's always fresh fruit.

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  • 3
  • Matthew from Orlando, FL
  • Aug-09-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    didn't really like the food system but they have some great off campus restaurants in the area.

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  • 4
  • Paige from Wellington, FL
  • Aug-02-2013 I am a current student here

    Depending on who you ask, the food is okay at best. I personally think the main cafeteria's food is pretty good, all, and Triton's Pub makes fresh, warm food that's really tasty!

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  • 1
  • EAM
  • Apr-22-2013 I am a past student here

    The meal plan is pretty bad and lacks variety

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  • 5
  • Michelle from Schenectady, NY
  • Feb-07-2013 I am a current student here

    I happen to love the food here at Eckerd. We also have plenty of options for where to eat. I like the ambiance of the Pub for quick meals and having later evening munchies with friends.

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  • 2
  • Athena from Minneapolis, MN
  • Feb-06-2013 I am a current student here

    The food at Eckerd is pretty bland and gets really boring very quickly. The options for vegetarians is very little. I am considering the idea of discontinuing the meal plan.

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  • 3
  • Beth
  • Jan-17-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is ok. It is certainly not unbearable but it is not fancy cuisine. Fortunately, our students are very good at getting what they want and we are currently working towards better food options.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Paige from Wellington, FL
  • Aug-02-2013 I am a current student here

    We have none! All of our dorm complexes are named after Greek alphabet letters, but that's about as Greek as we get.

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  • 0
  • EAM
  • Apr-22-2013 I am a past student here

    Eckerd is one giant fraternity, there is no need for a Greek system here.

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  • 0
  • Beth
  • Jan-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Eckerd does not have Greek life.

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  • 0
  • Caitlin from Pensacola, FL
  • Jan-13-2013 I am a current student here

    There are no maternity or fraternity environments on campus, and that makes me feel safe and more comfortable at Eckerd.

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