Eastern Connecticut State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,470
5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,628
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.43%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
73.8%
5,488 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,082
82.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
60%
593 Graduates

About

Eastern Connecticut State University is a higher education institution located in null. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Eastern Connecticut State University were General Psychology (86 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (80 degrees), and General Health Services (78 degrees).

In 2022, 1,066 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eastern Connecticut State University. 61.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (714 degrees), 5.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (121 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Connecticut State University is $6,470, which is $−17,526 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Connecticut State University is $6,470, which is $−17,526 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,628.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Eastern Connecticut State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,470
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Eastern Connecticut State University was $6,470. The cost of tuition at Eastern Connecticut State University is $−17,526 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$18,628
2022 Value
2.24%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Eastern Connecticut State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,628. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Eastern Connecticut State University grew by 2.24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,246
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eastern Connecticut State University was of $12,246 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.369% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Eastern Connecticut State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.65% with respect to 2021, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.43%
2019 Default Rate
31
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Eastern Connecticut State University was 2.43%, which represents 31 out of the 1276 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Eastern Connecticut State University received 5,488 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 18.5% annual growth. Out of those 5,488 applicants, 4,052 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,082 students enrolled at Eastern Connecticut State University in 2022. 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern Connecticut State University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4,052
Accepted Out of 5,488

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eastern Connecticut State University was 73.8% (4,052 admissions from 5,488 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 73.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 18.5%, while admissions grew by 19.6%..

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SAT Scores

62%
Submission Percentage (2022)
445
Scores Submitted (2022)

62% of enrolled first-time students at Eastern Connecticut State University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eastern Connecticut State University had a total enrollment of 4,082 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Connecticut State University is 3,366 students and the part-time enrollment is 716. This means that 82.5% of students enrolled at Eastern Connecticut State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern Connecticut State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.3% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.35% Black or African American, 3.41% Asian, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.196% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0735% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Eastern Connecticut State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.9%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (50.6%), followed by White Male (27.2%) and Two or More Races Female (6.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eastern Connecticut State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,082 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Connecticut State University is 3,366 and the part-time enrollment is 716. This means that 82.5% of students enrolled at Eastern Connecticut State University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Eastern Connecticut State University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Eastern Connecticut State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,705 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    504 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    341 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Eastern Connecticut State University is 66.3% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.35% Black or African American, 3.41% Asian, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.196% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0735% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 232 students (5.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 240 more women than men received degrees from Eastern Connecticut State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Eastern Connecticut State University is white (714 degrees awarded). There were 5.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (121 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eastern Connecticut State University is General Psychology (86 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (80 degrees) and General Health Services (78 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Eastern Connecticut State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (39 degrees awarded), English (54 degrees), and Social Sciences (133 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Connecticut State University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (537,064 people), Other managers (461,689 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (428,469 people), Postsecondary teachers (296,584 people), and Secondary school teachers (223,089 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Connecticut State University in 2022 are History (39 degrees awarded), English (54 degrees), Social Sciences (133 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and Psychology (86 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Connecticut State University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Eastern Connecticut State University are History (39 degrees awarded), English (54 degrees), Social Sciences (133 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and Psychology (86 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Connecticut State University are Elementary & secondary schools (1,088,836 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (677,274 people), Legal services (443,542 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (372,866 people), and Computer Systems Design (361,997 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Connecticut State University are History (39 degrees awarded), English (54 degrees), Social Sciences (133 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and Psychology (86 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Eastern Connecticut State University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 86 degrees awarded
  2. 80 degrees awarded
  3. 78 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eastern Connecticut State University was General Psychology with 86 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

413
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
653
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 413 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Connecticut State University, which is 0.632 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (653).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Connecticut State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.29 times more than the 35 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Connecticut State University in General Psychology, which is 4.06 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 45% of students graduating from Eastern Connecticut State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (92.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Eastern Connecticut State University is Female and Asian (92.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.91% of graduates (41 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    714 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    121 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    81 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eastern Connecticut State University is white (714 degrees awarded). There were 5.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (121 degrees).

6.57% of degree recipients (70 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    423 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    291 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Eastern Connecticut State University is white female (423 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (291 degrees).

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Operations

Eastern Connecticut State University has an endowment valued at nearly $16.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 164k (0.989%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Eastern Connecticut State University had a total salary expenditure of 159M. Eastern Connecticut State University employs 81 Professors, 56 Associate professors and 29 Assistant professors. Most academics at Eastern Connecticut State University are Male Professor (45), Female Professor (36), and Male Associate professor (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Connecticut State University are: Service, with 89 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 69 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees.

Endowment

$16.6M
2022 Endowment
12.7%
decline from 2021

Eastern Connecticut State University has an endowment valued at about $16.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Eastern Connecticut State University declined 12.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $503k - Federal
  2. $1.5M - State
  3. $586k - Local

As of 2022, Eastern Connecticut State University received $503k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.5M from state grants and contracts, and $586k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$61.7M
2022 Salaries
4.35%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Eastern Connecticut State University paid a median of $61.7M in salaries, which represents 38.9% of their overall expenditure ($159M) and a 4.35% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17M
Instructional Salaries
167
Number of Employees

In 2022, Eastern Connecticut State University paid a total of $17M to 167 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
81 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
89 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eastern Connecticut State University were Professor with 81 employees, Associate professor with 56 employees, and Assistant professor with 29 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Connecticut State University were Service with 89 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 69 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eastern Connecticut State University was Male Professor with 45 employees, Female Professor with 36 employees, and Male Associate professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Eastern Connecticut State University.

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