Elizabeth City State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,000
2022 Average Net Price
$4,120
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.57%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
74.2%
3,927 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,149
80.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
42.1%
85 Graduates

About

Elizabeth City State University is a higher education institution located in Pasquotank County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Elizabeth City State University were General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (41 degrees), and General Interdisciplinary Studies (29 degrees).

In 2022, 340 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Elizabeth City State University. 60% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (211 degrees), 3.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (68 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Elizabeth City State University is $1,000, which is $−22,996 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Elizabeth City State University is $1,000, which is $−22,996 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 $4,120.

In 2022, 76% of undergraduate students attending Elizabeth City State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Elizabeth City State University was $1,000. The cost of tuition at Elizabeth City State University is $−22,996 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$4,120
2022 Value
0.857%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Elizabeth City State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,120. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Elizabeth City State University grew by 0.857%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,110
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Elizabeth City State University was of $8,110 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.209% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Elizabeth City State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 5% with respect to 2021, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.57%
2019 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Elizabeth City State University was 5.57%, which represents 25 out of the 449 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Elizabeth City State University received 3,927 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 16.4% annual growth. Out of those 3,927 applicants, 2,912 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,149 students enrolled at Elizabeth City State University in 2022. 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Elizabeth City State University has an overall enrollment yield of 12%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,912
Accepted Out of 3,927

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Elizabeth City State University was 74.2% (2,912 admissions from 3,927 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 76.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 16.4%, while admissions grew by 12.4%..

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SAT Scores

10%
Submission Percentage (2022)
34
Scores Submitted (2022)

10% of enrolled first-time students at Elizabeth City State University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Elizabeth City State University had a total enrollment of 2,149 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Elizabeth City State University is 1,735 students and the part-time enrollment is 414. This means that 80.7% of students enrolled at Elizabeth City State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Elizabeth City State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.2% Black or African American, 17.2% White, 5.68% Two or More Races, 4.33% Hispanic or Latino, 0.512% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.372% Asian.

Students enrolled at Elizabeth City State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (39.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (32.7%) and White Female (7.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (51.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (9.68%) and Two or More Races Female (6.45%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Elizabeth City State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,149 students. The full-time enrollment at Elizabeth City State University is 1,735 and the part-time enrollment is 414. This means that 80.7% of students enrolled at Elizabeth City State University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
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 Elizabeth City State University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Elizabeth City 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. Black or African American
    1,465 enrolled students
  2. White
    369 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    122 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Elizabeth City State University is 68.2% Black or African American, 17.2% White, 5.68% Two or More Races, 4.33% Hispanic or Latino, 0.512% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.372% Asian. 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, 61 students (2.84%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 68 more women than men received degrees from Elizabeth City State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Elizabeth City State University is black or african american (211 degrees awarded). There were 3.1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (68 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Elizabeth City State University is General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (41 degrees) and General Interdisciplinary Studies (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Elizabeth City State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (21 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), and Protective Services (44 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University are Social workers, all other (182,264 people), Police officers (144,795 people), Other managers (134,751 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (113,847 people), and Registered nurses (62,280 people).

The most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University in 2022 are Transportation (21 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Protective Services (44 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (29 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University are Transportation (21 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Protective Services (44 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (29 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University are Justice, public order, & safety activities (360,204 people), Elementary & secondary schools (300,803 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (217,710 people), Individual & family services (139,126 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (134,905 people).

The most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University are Transportation (21 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Protective Services (44 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (29 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 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 Elizabeth City State University.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Elizabeth City State University was General Business Administration & Management with 44 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

136
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
204
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Elizabeth City State University, which is 0.667 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (204).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Elizabeth City State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.913 times less than the 23 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Elizabeth City State University in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 1.93 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 21% of students graduating from Elizabeth City State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Elizabeth City State University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    211 degrees awarded
  2. White
    68 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Elizabeth City State University is black or african american (211 degrees awarded). There were 3.1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (68 degrees).

5% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    126 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    85 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Elizabeth City State University is black or african american female (126 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (85 degrees).

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Operations

Elizabeth City State University employs 29 Assistant professors, 25 Associate professors and 21 Professors. Most academics at Elizabeth City State University are Male Associate professor (19), Male Professor (16), and Male Assistant professor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elizabeth City State University are: Management, with 58 employees, Service, with 44 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$24.3M
2022 Salaries
16.1%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Elizabeth City State University paid a median of $24.3M in salaries, a 16.1% decline 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

$6.48M
Instructional Salaries
87
Number of Employees

In 2022, Elizabeth City State University paid a total of $6.48M to 87 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.6% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
58 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Elizabeth City State University were Assistant professor with 29 employees, Associate professor with 25 employees, and Professor with 21 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elizabeth City State University were Management with 58 employees, Service with 44 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Elizabeth City State University was Male Associate professor with 19 employees, Male Professor with 16 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Elizabeth City State University.

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