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Founded in 1889, Eastern Connecticut State University. is a Public college. Located in Connecticut, which is a city setting in Connecticut, the campus itself is Town. The campus is home to 5,171 full time undergraduate students, and 191 full time graduate students.
The Eastern Connecticut State University Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 16:1. There are 199 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Eastern Connecticut State University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at ECSU are considered Selective, with ,28% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 17 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
70% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 30% were in the top quarter, and 9% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Eastern Connecticut State University.
83 Students rated on-campus housing 3.8 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.
58 Students rated off-campus housing 3.4 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
84 Students rated campus food 2.9 stars. 11 % gave the school a 5.0.
89 Students rated campus facilities 4.1 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.
89 Students rated class size 4.3 stars. 48 % gave the school a 5.0.
89 Students rated school activities 3.9 stars. 31 % gave the school a 5.0.
89 Students rated local services 3.5 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.
89 Students rated academics 4 stars. 37 % gave the school a 5.0.
51 Students rated Eastern Connecticut State University
Eastern Connecticut State University is a fantastic school. For those living in Connecticut, it is close by and relatively affordable. You can choose to live on campus. But if that doesn’t suit you, off campus housing is available as well. The professors here know what they are talking about and truly care for their students. They are also always ready to lend a helping hand to those who are struggling.
This is the ABSOLUTE WORST school I have EVER attended. I came in as a transfer student, and I was taken as a joke. ECSU forced me to take MULTIPLE classes I had already takeN. I had to fight with the Dean in order to have my previous schools classes and credits be acknowledged. Advisers were COMPLETELY UNWILLING to help me search for classes and prioritize classes. I met with who I THOUGHT was my advisor (according to web) and she had NO IDEA WHO I WAS. This is the WORST excuse of a college ever. I would not recommend this college to my worst enemy. STAY FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR AWAY FROM THIS SCHOOL.
The faculty and staff are attentive to students and their issues. They ensure we are put in the best spot to be successful in class as well as in the real world when it becomes time to apply for jobs and start a career. The connections you will make are second to none and it is worth the nearly four years I have attended.
I like being at Eastern, mainly because the campus and class sizes are smaller, which is nice compared to other colleges like UConn. Overall, the college is beautiful and friendly, even if it can be a bit boring when the winter season comes around, only because it can be difficult to get to and from classes and such.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Eastern Connecticut State University is 57%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
As a high school senior I was nurvose to attend college. I was afraid to go far away to school because of the close bond that my family and I share. I now know that being away from home is not as scary as people make it out to be. I would encourage myself to look into further schools down south. I love the warm weather but I was too afraid to pick as school far away. That is my one regret as a highschool senior. I should have went into an indepth search and researched schools that were in a warmer climate. Making friends is easy. All college freshmen are in the same boat as you are. hardly anyone knows people and they are all in a search for friends. I would tell myself that making friends is a fun and easy experience and to never hold back.
Eastern is a good solid state school.
They are interesting, some are driven, but many don't take school as seriously as they should.
The fact that there is not enough information about interships easily available to the students. Not enough activities that prepare the students after they graduate from school. So they can take life by the horns and be able to face anything that come thier way. To give students information regarding options related to money so that they will have multiple streams of income instead of just one. Stuff like that, also life skills such as people related that enchance the persons personality and character. That really grows the individual
A laid-back person who enjoys calm nights with friends. This school is a lot of commuters so I would suggest someone that lives close to the school would be a good candidate.
I wasn't aware of the difficulty that my first classes would bring and wish I had prepared myself more.
Education programs and Liberal Arts Programs.
It is much smaller and easier to get around than UCONN right down the road.
Students should not attend this school if they like a larger campus that is in a city or resides in a "college-town." Eastern Connecticut State Unviersity (ECSU) is a small, community-based school with has a smaller class size. The surrounding area is not a typical college-town, but has some nice restaurants and businesses. ECSU also has a dry campus, so students looking for alcohol and parties should not attend this school.
I like to brag about the fact that everybody is really close with each other at Eastern. It is a small school and a small campus and while many would consider this a disadvantage, I consider it an advantage because it forces you to meet new people when you first come. Overall, having a small campus is nice because there is less trecking through the snow storms and the rain to get to class.
The most frustrating thing about Eastern is the fact that everybody leaves on the weekends. This hurts the social scene quite a bit. Also, the services offered on campus are not of the best quality.
Everyone at this school is very different, with diverse talents and interests. I have seen the majority of this school as friendly and driven to meet new people and get as involved as possible. The stereotype of diverse students is very accurate!
Overall the school is a great fit for me. It is just the right size of school. Its not to big or to small.
The best thing about the schools it is easy to get around. All the professors are willing to give any ext a help I might need and
they are happy to help. The school is also within minutes of UCONN.
The academics are challenging and fascinating at the same time, I am always eager to learn more when I am in classes here at ECSU. The teachers are always welcoming to questions and comments and always encourage the students to get more involved.
Basketball and volleyball intramural are really popular . M.A.L.E.S, C.S.A, S.G.A, B.S.U and F.E.M.A.L.E.S are popular clubs.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
92% of students
attending Eastern Connecticut State University receive some sort of financial aid.
35% were awarded federal grants.
While 75% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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