Elizabeth City State University

1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, United States
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Overview of Elizabeth City State University

About this school

Elizabeth City State, founded in 1891, is a comprehensive, public university. Its 90-acre campus is located in Elizabeth City, near the Pasquotank River.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,310
    • Men:576 Men (44.0%)
    • Women:734 Women (56.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Elizabeth City State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1704 Weeksville Road
City, State, Zip
Elizabeth City, NC 27909-7806
Phone
(252) 335-3305
Fax
(252) 335-3731
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 1,550 applicants were admitted
Women
43% of 953 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 597 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
305 (36%) of 840 admitted students enrolled
Women
162 (40%) of 410 admitted students enrolled
Men
143 (33%) of 430 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.19
375 And Above
16%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
23%
2.50 - 2.99
35%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
5%
• Score 18 - 23
37%
• Score 12 - 17
58%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $5,140|Out-of-state: $18,284 (37.88%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,948 (58.58%)
  • Other Expenses: - $480 (3.54%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Elizabeth City State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15 | Final deadline June 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning June 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002926
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
263 (99.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
245 (93.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
245 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2 (.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$8,641
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 235 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,201
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 184 (75.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,255
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 30 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
15 (5.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,206

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,365 (97.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,277 (93.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,277 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
11 (.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$7,833
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,180 (92.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,143
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 975 (76.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,371
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 88 (6.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
46 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,540

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$19,631
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Computer Science, Education, Mathematics, Military Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 40% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
440,837
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Elizabeth City State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


67.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


16.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


33.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


39.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music, General
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (10)


  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Community College Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


18,266

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Norfolk

Campus Size


200 acres

Weather


Temperature
28.8 average low in January, 85 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Elizabeth City
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


58% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


42%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Vikings
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Elizabeth City State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, vans (vikings assisting new students), student activities committee, vike nu' fashion troupe, pep squad, essence of praise

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,197

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,310
Women
734
Men
576

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.2% Asian
  • 72.3% Black/African-American
  • 2.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 17.0% White
  • 6.1% Unknown

International Students


0.2% from 2 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


47

Student Resources

Study resources