Profile Data from 2013
  • Avg. SAT Score
    1047
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $3,758
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,945
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1000 E 5th Street
Bate 3016
Greenville, North Carolina 27585, United States
Website

About College of Business

Provide an engaging learning environment to the leaders of today and tomorrow while expanding business knowledge and serving our communities. The foundation of our mission is the integration of four critical elements: Think, Value, Communicate, and Lead. Our goals: Provide a quality, flexible business education distinguished by value and engagement. Develop students to assume professional and community leadership positions. Engage in economic outreach, development, and professional education. Expand knowledge through academic, applied, and pedagogical scholarship. Acquire and retain talented and engaged faculty.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    49%
  • Yield
    48%
  • Average Salary
    $42,562
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1936

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About East Carolina University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
49% East Carolina University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Class rank
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
21036% 21,036
49% 49
48% 48
49% School Selectivity
48% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

A transfer is a student who has attended a college or university other than ECU for any length of time or number of credit hours after high school graduation. Transfer students must complete 30 transferable hours with a 2.5 grade point average both overall and on the transferable courses prior to enrolling at ECU. Please note that within the 30 hours, all transfer students must have completed the equivalents to ENGL 1100, 1200, and MATH 1065 (College Algebra). Admission of applicants residing outside the State of North Carolina to an online degree, certificate program or individual online course offered by East Carolina Universi

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1415% 1,415
56% 56
49% 49
56% Program Selectivity
49% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 73
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 33%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 10%
  • Manufacturing 4%
  • Non-profit 4%
Target 4
Top Employer
  • US Federal Government (Military) 4
  • Western Southern Financial 4
  • Fidelitiy Investments 2
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
35% 35
59% 59.252482758620694
35% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
5% 5
17% 16.796475409836066
5% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0% 0
9% 9.484761904761905
0% Accept Offers
59% Graduates seeking full-time employment
41% Graduates not seeking employment
80% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
2% 2
$42,100.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
33% 33
$42,972.00 Data not provided
Management Information Systems
10% 10
$44,300.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
29% 29
$40,813.00 Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
1% 1
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Other
25% 25
$42,293.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
2% 2
$42,100.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
29% 29
$42,600.00 Data not provided
Consulting
10% 10
$45,000.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
33% 33
$43,800.00 Data not provided
Government/Education
4% 4
$50,000.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
4% 4
$43,000.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
4% 4
$42,000.00 Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Non-Profit
4% 4
$35,000.00 Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
5% 5
$38,000.00 Data not provided
Transportation
2% 2
$42,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
5% 5
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
20% 20
Data not provided
U.S. South
75% 75
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Credit Suisse 3
  • Target 2
  • Enterprise 2
  • Northwestern Mutual 2
  • CTMG 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 52
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 50
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 271
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Career advising, practice interviews, resume critique, career planning, job search.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$14,669
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $3,758
  • Fees $2,111
  • Expenses $8,800
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$28,483
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $17,572
  • Fees $2,111
  • Expenses $8,800
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.ecu.edu/financial/
Scholarships
$145,896
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$147,948
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
33% 30
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
38% 22
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management
More Information
Business Program Classes
17% Less than 20 Students 8% More than 50 Students
75% 21 to 50 students
22 Average number of students in non-business required electives
81 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Global Understanding in Business
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2009
Degrees Offered
  • BS/Finance
  • BS/Accounting
  • BS/Management
  • BS/Marketing and Supply Chain Management
  • BS/Management Information Systems
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
131% 131
41% 41
Prominent Faculty
  • Huigang Liang

    Management Information Systems

  • Tracy Tuten

    Marketing

  • Michael Harris

    Small Business & Entrepreneurship

  • Are work study or co-ops available? No
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Students are required to be in good academic standing. The program includes three weeks of instruction on campus or online and two weeks of activities at the designated foreign location. Summer 2013 Session I - Italy-cost $ 4,250 - does not include airfare; Session II - England-cost $ 4,000 - does not include airfare.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    The college offers several Service Learning designated courses within its curriculum and each semester students are encouraged to participate in college-wide volunteer activities such as the annual Crop Walk, Relay for Life, Red Cross blood drives, food drives for the local homeless shelter, etc. In addition, the business student organizations regularly raise funds for the local Ronald McDonald house as well as other local charities.

Students

1% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 4% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1100 75th Percentile Score on SAT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
78% 78
African American
12% 12
Hispanic
5% 5
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
1%
5%
0%
83%
10%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
96% 96
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
4% 4
19 Average age of full-time students
81% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
38% 38
0%

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 20,506
Alumni Donations
Average Gift $1,240,000 Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Kelly King

    Chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation

  • Vince McMahon

    Chairman and Co-Founder, World Wrestling Entertainment

  • Tom Arthur

    retired Chairman &CEO, Have-a-Tampa Corporation