About Elizabeth City State University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Elizabeth City State University cost?

Elizabeth City State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $4,889
Out-of-state $17,860
On-Campus Room and Board $7,479
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,642
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $2,187
$30,000-$48,000 $2,187
$48,000-$75,000 $5,446
$75,000-$110,000 $8,928
Over $110,000 $8,418

Elizabeth City State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $8,883
Federal Grants 79% $5,591
Pell grants 79% $4,697
Other federal grants 25% $1,863
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 80% $4,081
Institutional grants or scholarships 52% $3,599
Student loan aid 73% $5,461
Federal student loans 73% $6,638
Other student loans 1% $6,333

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Attend a summer program 117 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 132 Up to $600
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 187 Up to $750
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Elizabeth City State University Admissions

What is Elizabeth City State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 57%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 65% of applicants
SAT Reading 390-470
SAT Math 400-480
SAT Writing 350-440
ACT Submissions 34% of applicants
Composite Score 17-21

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Elizabeth City State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1823
Living on campus 13%
Transfer Students 32%
Under Age 25 82%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

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Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Elizabeth City State University Graduation Success


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About Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City State University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, offers baccalaureate, graduate, and professional programs for a diverse student body. The institution's rich heritage provides a firm foundation for its educational endeavors, as well as its role in serving the needs and aspirations of individuals and society. Through teaching, research, and community engagement, Elizabeth City State University provides a student-centered environment, delivered in a manner that enhances student learning, while preparing its graduates for leadership roles and lifelong learning. The university is also a leader in facilitating sustainable economic growth, while safeguarding the unique culture and natural resources of the region.


1704 Weeksville Rd
Elizabeth City, NC

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify