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East Carolina University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,851 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,959 tuition
$8,488 on campus room & board
$1,220 books and supplies
$2,184 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$29,964 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$18,072 tuition
$8,488 on campus room & board
$1,220 books and supplies
$2,184 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,178 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
73% of students receive aid
33% get federal aid ($4,419 avg)
36% get state aid ($2,751 avg)
39% get institn'l aid ($4,178 avg)
61% get loans ($6,951 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.63% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.32% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,304 49%
Federal Grant Aid $4,419 33%
Pell Grants $4,170 32%
Other Federal Grants $1,069 8%
Institution Grant Aid $4,178 39%
State Grant Aid $2,751 36%
Student Loans $6,951 61%
Federal Loans $5,714 61%
Other Loans $10,586 8%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: March 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does East Carolina University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
East 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
(252) 328-6131
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $165
Out of State $753


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Sarah from Raleigh, NC
  • Dec-21-2015 I am a current student here

    ECU is one of the cheapest NC schools. If you want to be able to go to an affordable school that everyone knows and is familiar with, ECU is a good choice. They offer many different classes and have many clubs and Greek life to choose from.

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  • 4
  • Juliana from Como, NC
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    The books are competitively priced (likely because their are about 6 bookstores in Greenville) and the courses are worth every penny.

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  • 5
  • Kristyn from Holly Springs, NC
  • Nov-28-2014 I am a current student here

    East Carolina University is one of the best universities in North Carolina! It's a hidden gem! It is the only university in North Carolina that offers medicine, engineering, business, which was named one of the best business schools in the nation for the eighth year, dental medicine, nursing, fine arts, applied sciences, education, and has a variety of course offerings! ECU offers over 100 Bachelor degree programs, 88 master's degrees, 24 doctoral programs, and 64 certificate programs.

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  • 5
  • Colleen from Apex, NC
  • Jun-09-2014 I am a current student here

    ECU is an affordable school with the same resources, networking opportunities and educational value of a pricier school.

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