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East Carolina University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,929 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 9 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

60% Women
40% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Conference USA

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $309,446)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $83,867)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 84 125 - -
Baseball 35 - Yes -
Basketball 14 13 Yes Yes
Football 123 - - -
Golf 11 7 Yes -
Soccer - 32 Yes Yes
Softball - 17 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving 31 35 Yes -
Tennis 11 11 Yes -
Volleyball - 13 Yes Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Dance - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Skating - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 14.2%
Hispanic 2.0%
Non-resident alien 1.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.0%
Two or more races 0.7%
White/non-Hispanic 75.0%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • 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, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • 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 4
Drug Law Violation 82
Liquor Law Violation 92
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 14
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Stephanie from Asheboro, NC
  • 5
  • the dorms here are all decently nice. although i am excited to move into an apartment next year, i feel that dorm life is an experience that everyone should have.…

  • Jan-31-2012 Read More
  • Madeline from Richmond, VA
  • 5
  • When first moving into dorms, make sure to talk to your neighbors! That's the easiest way to make friends because everyone is in the same situation as you as freshman,…

  • Sep-24-2012 Read More
  • Jasmine from Garner, NC
  • 5
  • East Carolina has some of the greatest dorms ever! The RA are really there to help and make your experience better. It really is like having a family away from…

  • Jan-05-2012 Read More
  • Hannah from Norwich, CT
  • 5
  • i particularly love my dorm this semester. i have my own room and it is in the perfect location. i also like living around a lot of other people, and…

  • Mar-11-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Jana from Charlotte, NC
  • Dec-25-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining halls are AMAZING, for they have an omelet station that stays open all day, a sandwich and wrap station that are made to order, and a pasta station where you can make pasta with your favorite meats, cheeses, and sauces. Although the dining hall serves delicious foods, students constantly get tired of eating those foods, therefore they can visit areas around campus such as Chick-Fil-A or Chilli's to clench their hunger.

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  • 4
  • Tara from Greenville, NC
  • Dec-17-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Every time I come here the food is amazing. Plus they have a Starbucks right on campus

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  • 4
  • Kristyn from Holly Springs, NC
  • Nov-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is not bad. ECU has two dining halls: one on the hill and the other in West End. Fried Chicken Wednesdays are the best! There are also many other eating places throughout campus where you can use your meal plan. One nice thing about ECU's meal plan is that you can use it as often as you like because it is unlimited. You don't just get 3 meals a day. You can visit the dining hall all day if you want. ECU has 2 different plans- Purple and Gold plan.

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  • 5
  • Kayla from Kannapolis, NC
  • Jul-01-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The food here is absolutely amazing. That is just the buffet line they have. I am not including all of the amazing food chains they have. These would include Subway, Chick-fil-a and Starbucks! (:

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  • 4
  • Kayla from Southern Pines, NC
  • Jun-05-2014 I am a current student here

    With many different options, West End Dining Hall is one of the best places to eat on campus. They offer a Chinese bar, but they also make the best quesadillas. There are also many other options on campus including Chik-Fil-A and Chilli's.

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  • 5
  • Sierra from Lusby, MD
  • May-21-2014 I am a current student here

    At ECU you have a wide selection of food. Whether its going to Todd or West End dinning halls or enjoying lunch at Chikfila, Panda Express, Subway, Chilis or a few of the burger joints on campus.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Jana from Charlotte, NC
  • Dec-25-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a multitude of sororities and fraternities and they are a way to gain connection to future jobs. Everyone is encouraged to pledge the fraternities or sororities, for they are an easy way to life long friends. Emails are sent out at the beginning of each year to notify each class when rush week is going to come in affect.

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  • 0
  • Kristyn from Holly Springs, NC
  • Nov-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is a great way to be actively involved on campus. Students involved in Greek Life have higher GPA's and retention rates than non-Greeks. It provides you opportunities in leadership, volunteering, being part of a group and philanthropy activities. I highly recommend giving Greek Life a try!

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  • 0
  • Colleen from Apex, NC
  • Jun-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Average for a southern school. It's no University of Georgia but still represents greek life well.

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  • 0
  • Jade from Camp Lejeune, NC
  • May-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is no for everyone, but it is always a fun experience whether you are in a sorority/fraternity or not. It is also a good way to make life long friends and a good source for networking.

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  • 0
  • Jessica from Raleigh, NC
  • Apr-08-2014 I am a current student here

    The best thing that has ever happened to me! I'm amazed everyday the support and love I get from my sorority sisters and the Greek Life at ECU. It has changed me for the better and I am so happy to know I have a second family here at ECU.

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  • 0
  • Devin from Cary, NC
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm not personally in a sorority, but trust me, there are tons of different sororities and fraternities here!

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  • 0
  • Laura from Glen Allen, VA
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    I think it is great! We all support each other and strive to make each other better. It helps with grades, and doing good in school.

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