Eckerd College

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world rank  2670

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University Overview

Founded in 1958, Eckerd College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of St. Petersburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tampa Bay. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Eckerd College (EC) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Eckerd College (EC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 62 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym EC
Founded 1958
Colours Teal, navy blue and black

University Location

Address 4200 54th Avenue S
St. Petersburg (population range: 50,000-249,999)
33711-4700 Florida
United States
T +1 (727) 867 1166
F +1 (727) 866 2304
Other locations Tampa Bay

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg 33711
+1 (727) 864 8331
800 456 9009

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Eckerd College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Academy for Liberal Education AALE
  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020