Graduate Programs Overview

East Carolina University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Greenville, North Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,536 for North Carolina residents and $20,685 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred -six graduate programs: 76 Master's, 25 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,410 students have been conferred Master's degree and 271 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameEast Carolina University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressEast 5th Street, Greenville, NC
Graduate School Students5,647 students
3,209 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,536
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 116 Graduate Programs
76 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 15 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at East Carolina University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For North Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $7,536 and $20,685 for non-North Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $297 for North Carolina residents and $1,119 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$297$1,119
Books & Supplies$1,524
Room & Board$10,136 (On-Campus) / $10,136 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,710 (On-Campus) / $3,710 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,906$36,055
Off-Campus Total$22,906$36,055
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

East Carolina University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 116 major areas - 72 Master's (41 online programs), 22 Doctorate (4 online programs), 7 Post-Bachelor'(5 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 28,718 students enrolled in East Carolina University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,647 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,925 male and 3,722 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,525 full-time and 3,122 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,209 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 641 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,925
Women Students3,722
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,525
Part-time Students3,122
By race/ethnicity 3,850 White, 854 Black, and 190 Asian students are attending at East Carolina University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races103
101 students are younger than 22 and 1,295 students are older than 65. The school has 2,816 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,435 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under101
40 & Over1,295
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At East Carolina University, 3,209 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 641 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,647
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,209
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses641
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,797
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,209
North Carolina Resident2,891
Other State In U.S.306
Outside of U.S.12

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