Eckerd College

country rank  711
world rank  2254

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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 (uniRank 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 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

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 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 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 Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Eckerd College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019