Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU)

Willimantic, CT

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Eastern Connecticut State University

Eastern Connecticut State University

Eastern Connecticut State University Student Essentials

Eastern Connecticut State University Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Warriors
Website: www.easternct.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $8,911
Out-of-State Tuition: $19,943
Retention Rate: 76%
Enrollment: 6,648
Year Established: 1889

About ECSU

For a high-quality, public liberal arts education with plenty of degree options at one of the nation’s most environmentally friendly universities, the Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Connecticut, has what you are looking for.

The school believes that a liberal arts education is one of the best tools to prepare students for a fruitful career or further education. Regardless of your degree program, ECSU requires all students to complete an interdisciplinary, liberal arts core curriculum.

ECSU’s academics reflect a wide variety of disciplines, some of which include:

  • History and Social Sciences
  • English and American Studies
  • Sports and Leisure Management
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Earth Science

If you cannot find a degree that meets your needs, ECSU offers students the opportunity to design their own bachelor’s program, with either an arts or science concentration.

College life at ECSU is full of opportunity and excitement. Its renowned Arts and Lecture series invites many world-class entertainers and speakers to expose you to cultural, social and artistic endeavors.

If you want to get involved on campus, you can join one of ECSU’s many student organizations, with interests that range from professional development to community service to student government to special interests like LGBT pride or photography.

Students from Connecticut and states in the New England Residential Student Program—Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Rhode Island—pay reduced tuition costs. NERSP members are only eligible for this discount if enrolled in specific degree programs. To see which majors qualify, please contact the school.

Admissions are determined based on an applicant’s ACT/SAT scores, high school class rank, leadership skills and extracurricular involvement.

To reward you for exceptional academic achievement, the school offers ECSU competitive scholarships to eligible students. Additional forms of financial aid include federal grants and direct loans.

ECSU Map & Location

Eastern Connecticut State University
83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 06226


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Getting Around ECSU

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Willimantic, CT

Winter
Dec
41
20
Jan
36
13
Feb
39
16
Spring
Mar
47
24
Apr
59
35
May
69
44
Summer
Jun
78
54
Jul
82
59
Aug
81
57
Fall
Sep
74
48
Oct
63
36
Nov
52
30

ECSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 6,262
Freshman Class 915
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 6,648

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 76%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 8%
African American 7%
Caucasian 76%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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