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Elizabeth City State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,730 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,800 tuition
$7,479 on campus room & board
$362 books and supplies
$2,089 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$25,701 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,771 tuition
$7,479 on campus room & board
$362 books and supplies
$2,089 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,599 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
79% get federal aid ($5,591 avg)
80% get state aid ($4,081 avg)
52% get institn'l aid ($3,599 avg)
73% get loans ($5,461 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.36% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.33% 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 $10,067 95%
Federal Grant Aid $5,591 79%
Pell Grants $4,991 79%
Other Federal Grants $1,863 25%
Institution Grant Aid $3,599 52%
State Grant Aid $4,081 80%
Student Loans $5,461 73%
Federal Loans $5,363 73%
Other Loans $6,333 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y N
$3,800 Y Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: June 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: June 30
Does Elizabeth City State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1704 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
(252) 335-3305
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $622
Out of State $2,244


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Jacquina from Hampton, VA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    We are located near a lot of dollar generals and family dollars, so we can get our necessities at a great price. As well as, many gas stations that generally have lower prices than further upstate.

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  • 4
  • Myla from Brandywine, MD
  • I am a current student here

    ECSU has a great tuition price compared to many other universities and there are great professors here to ensure you earn your degree.

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  • 5
  • dandrea from Shannon, NC
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Elizabeth City State University offers work study which helps students earn money while in college. This program allows you to work on campus and also gain an education. Work study is very flexible with work hours and with helping you find a job on campus.

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  • 5
  • Joell from Kinston, NC
  • I am a current student here

    You will definitely get your money's worth, but only if you apply yourself and make the most out of what you have...

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