4200 54th Avenue S St. Petersburg, FL 33711 727-864-8331
http://www.eckerd.edu admissions@eckerd.edu
About Eckerd College
  • Year of Foundation 1958
  • Size of Campus 188 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 1,779
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 76%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $32,932
  • Room and Board $9,326
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 1,847
The mission of Eckerd College is to provide excellent, innovative undergraduate liberal arts education and lifelong learning programs in the unique Florida environment, within the context of a covenant relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The College expects its students to acquire a broad knowledge of past and present human cultures and of the rich and varied perspectives of different academic areas. The College expects its students to engage intellectually with the enduring questions of purpose, value, and meaning and to reflect seriously on the spiritual dimension of human existence. The College expects its students to acquire the intellectual depth appropriate to a baccalaureate education in a single discipline or subject, including mastery of a particular body of knowledge and an understanding of its principal modes of inquiry.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Club, Christian Science Organization, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Afro-American Society, International Student Association, Los Latinos con Sabor, Caribbean Club, EC Pride, French Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Ceremony of Lights, Festival of Hope, College Program Series, Convocation, Festival of Culture, ECademy Awards, SpringTopia, Kappa Karnival, BS Ballet, All Men's and Women's Basketball games, all Baseball games, all Men's and Women's Soccer games, All Soft
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Delta -- Sociology, Delta Phi Alpha -- German, Omicron Delta Epsilon -- Economics, Omicron Delta Kappa -- Leadership, Pi Mu Epsilon -- Mathematics, Sigma Delta Pi -- Spanish, Sigma Xi -- Scientific Research
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Tampa International Airport (20), St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Tampa (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus St. Petersburg (5)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 79%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 88%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 16%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 80%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 32
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (90%), women's dorms (9%), men's dorms (0%), apartment for single students (0%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 100
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 168,415
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 300
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,228
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 40
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library Facilities Special Collections in British History, Marine Science, and Gender Studies.
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,325
  • Number Of Microforms 14,414
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,000
  • Museums Ransom Art Center and Elliot Gallery, Roberts Music Center, Chapel and Flentrop Organ (one of four in US of this type, Bininger Performing Arts Center, Miller Auditorium, Galbraith Marine Science Laboratory
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,958
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 6,282
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of South Florida)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 11%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of South Florida)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 78%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs United States Geological Survey, Raymond James Financial, Eckerd College, Hillsborough County Schools, Southern DataCOMM, Inc.
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
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