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Greenville, NC
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18,317
Tuition (in-state)
$19,683 ($5,869)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 2016 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greeks are known for their parties and being jerks. They typically live in apartments or houses together and only stay at the greek house when throwing parties

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College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I have yet to live off campus so I'm not 100% sure but I've heard it's a lot cheaper. There are A LOT of different apartment complexes to choose from.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The university has many resources to help assure that crime doesnt happen such as the blue light police phones.

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5 College Sophomore

Nightlife: I wouldn't rather go anywhere else to party. Stilllife is by far my favorite.

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College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I don't really know what that means because I haven't participated in anything like this yet.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: most professors are good at teaching you and giving you tools and chances to do your best. But every now and then you get stuck with someone who expects you to teach yourself. Overall out of 12 classes I've taken so far, I've only had one bad teacher.

College Sophomore

Majors: I have not had an internship yet however I would like to. In fact, for my major, an internship is required to graduate.

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: In order to declare for health fitness specialist major, you have to pass the major's fitness test.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I feel like dorms can only be but so good so I'd say that they're average

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5 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: I love greenville. It's bigger than my home town and has a lot to do.

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The school spirit on campus is CRAZY. There's no school that has as much school spirit as Pirate Nation. Every student that walks campus bleeds purple and gold

4 College Sophomore

Facilities: The rec center is awesome. It could use more weight machines but other than that its amazing. I Think ECU has one of the best libraries.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: ECU has A LOT of diversity. Everyone has something to offer the campus and everyone is accepting. There is especially a diversity in sexual orientation, I've met people of every orientation. The diversity makes the campus so much better.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: The dining halls are pretty good I guess for school food. They have quesadilla, deli, and asian food stations which is really nice. However, the main meals that they have everyday aren't very good.

4 College Sophomore

Facilities: Plenty of space for everyone to be comfortable

4 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: They're not always down your throat about things

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Theres no outburst of diversity in greenville.

3 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: Its very small town. Horrible mall, but plenty of other places to shop! And plenty of great restaurants.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Everyone is always hyped up for football season and everyone always has a great time. Faithful pirate fans come from all over for some saturday pirate football!

College Senior

Nightlife: Never attended any nightlife parties

4 College Sophomore

Majors: When a student enters freshmen year, they can might have decided what their major is or they might not have. ECU makes freshmen year a year where you take general courses so that you can select which major you would like to take. After my freshmen year, I had decided on my major and also my career choice. But of course, I had to finish certain criteria before I was able to declare my major which was taking certain chemistry classes. But one good thing was that when my advisor sent me the application for declaring my major, mostly everything was filled out. So I just had to look over few things and fill out things that my advisor didn't fill out.

Just like any other school/college, ECU also has certain criteria to get the admission and it is getting competitive to get admission in ECU. One tip I would offer is to show that you exceed not only in academics, but also in extracurricular activities. It will look good to get different awards and show that you are very competitive person.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: I am part of the Chemistry/Physics LLC (Living-Learning Community) where the students are either Chemistry or Physics major. This is a great way to get to know few people that are same major as you. And one another good part of this group is that the first year of college, all the students will be in the same chemistry/physics classes so it makes it easy to study with those students. Also, there are certain times when the LLC meets to learn something or to enjoy themselves. We get different opportunities to different events such as attending someone's research lecture.

4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: The town of Greenville is pretty resourceful just like any other town. If a student needs anything off-campus such as going to Walmart then it's pretty easy. They can take the bus (if they don't have a car) to Walmart and it is relatively close to campus too. Walmart is one of the stores, but there are other stores too. There are also restaurants where students can go to and they give good treatment to students especially the restaurants in downtown Greenville.

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: There are options for the athletes and non-athletes to practice in same place. The facilities are the same for both which is really important since not all the students are athletes & they should get same facilities as athletes.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: The apartments have their own process of when they will give out the application for lease. There are different apartments that have different offers and students can choose any apartment they want to live in. They all are gated which makes the apartments safer for the students and also the students have to show their IDs after certain hour which adds to the security.

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Samantha Mandel
Hometown
Matthews, NC
Major
Biology
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The quality and enthusiasm of the professors who care about their students is what attracts and retains students who could have gone to larger and more prestigious schools. Greenville is quite charming and has such good local food that most skeptics love the area, or at least ECU, by the time they graduate. Although the campus police are friendly, ECU is quite strict, perhaps in an effort to downplay the “party school” reputation. The strictness, however, contributes to student safety and helps reduce the drug presence on campus. Alcohol is a problem for some students, and the clubs are tempting, but the counseling center can help students with their problems. ECU’s computer resources are excellent, and the athletic facilities are better than the teams’ records. ECU’s most enjoyable facilities are the green areas, especially because the weather here is so pleasant—crazy, but pleasant.

Whether living on or off campus, students should join organizations to maximize their college involvement and build leadership experience for their resume. With ECU’s diverse student population, new students can easily find an organization, Greek or non-Greek, that is for them. ECU is reputed to have one of the highest concentrations of pretty girls anywhere, and the guys are good-looking overall, too. The Southern hospitality creates a welcoming social atmosphere. ECU has been through sports losses and administrative shake-ups in the past, but some of the political damage seems to be getting straightened out. So, as usual, ECU students are optimistic. They will continue to be easy-going, yet serious and balanced, fun-loving learners.

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