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 eighty-three graduate programs: 72 Master's, 25 Doctorate, 71 Post-Bachelor's, 15 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,393 students have been conferred Master's degree and 290 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 Students5,570 students
3,181 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,536
Out-of-State$20,685
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 183 Graduate Programs
72 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 86 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
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$4,749$17,898
Fees$2,787$2,787
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)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$7,288$7,270$7,485$7,535$7,536
Out-of-State$20,179$20,419$20,634$20,684$20,685

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 411 major areas - 71 Master's (41 online programs), 23 Doctorate (4 online programs), 70 Post-Bachelor'(46 online programs), 14 Post-Master'(9 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
Total1,39329051621
Men4161081774
Women97718233917
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.
Education
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
Education
Engineering
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
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
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
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 28,651 students enrolled in East Carolina University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,570 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,844 male and 3,726 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,548 full-time and 3,022 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,181 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 745 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,570
Men Students1,844
Women Students3,726
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,570
Full-time Students2,548
Part-time Students3,022
By race/ethnicity 3,851 White, 808 Black, and 227 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
Total5,570
American Indian /
Native American
44
Asian227
Black808
Hispanic215
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
6
White3,851
Two or more races102
Un-Known228
110 students are younger than 22 and 1,289 students are older than 65. The school has 2,784 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,387 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,570
21 & Under110
22-241,401
25-291,383
30-34794
35-39593
40 & Over1,289
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, 3,181 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 745 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,570
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,181
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses745
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,644
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,181
North Carolina Resident2,897
Other State In U.S.276
Outside of U.S.8


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