East Carolina University Reviews

  • 30 Reviews
  • Greenville (NC)
  • Annual Tuition: $23,465
91% of 30 students said this degree improved their career prospects
97% of 30 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

  • Reviewed: 7/24/2019
  • Degree: Marketing
  • Graduation Year: 2020
"East Carolina is a great school but has it flaws for sure. The safety on campus is a big problem. They say they have improved it but it has not gotten any better. That is also the city it is in. Greenville is very unsafe. I am a senior now and I have to say that most academics and departments are very good. Instructors are there when needed and they give you many resources to do well. Except for the accounting department. I had to take 2 accounting classes and both were terrible. I struggled with both and they didn't seem to care or give me resources to help. Both of the teachers said to just read the book, which I did every time. I found that going to the tutoring center did not make a difference. They also only had 1 paid tutor available the whole semester. Many students take accounting at a different school because it is so bad."
  • Reviewed: 5/2/2019
  • Degree: Public Health
  • Graduation Year: 2010
"This is an outstanding program for students who are seeking future in public health. This program will prepare you to think like a public health professional and engage in dialogue to challenge your thinking. ECU is a beautiful campus with fantastic faculty who are committed to ensuring you receive a quality education. As a community health major, I felt very prepared to continue on to obtain a master's degree."
  • Reviewed: 3/31/2019
  • Degree: Nutrition
  • Graduation Year: 2019
"I had a wonderful experience attending ECU as an undergraduate Nutrition and Dietetics students. The professors are helpful and encourage students to get involved in departmental research, community service, and paid nutrition-related work experience. They want to see their students succeed."
Courtney Cox
  • Reviewed: 3/31/2019
  • Degree: Health Sciences
  • Graduation Year: 2017
"East Carolina University is a wonderful college to attend. East Carolina University is a great school for students looking into any medical, educational, and business degrees. You will receive your full college experience at East Carolina, from earning your college degree to making life long friends."
Kelsey Ruffing
  • Reviewed: 8/17/2018
  • Degree: Psychology
  • Graduation Year: 2012
"East Carolina University was the perfect choice for me while pursing a BA in Psychology. The professors and support staff gave me the tools necessary to push myself to new limits and fulfill my dreams of becoming. a psychologist. Through guidance and great education, I am in my third year of a doctoral program in clinical psychology in Chicago. East Carolina University is a top-notch university!"
Chandra Floyd
  • Reviewed: 8/11/2018
  • Degree: English
  • Graduation Year: 1989
"The Bachelor's of Science Degree program for English at East Carolina University was an exceptional program when I attended. It was specifically designed and intended for those planning to teach. It therefore included courses in the psychology of teaching, and in developmental approaches to supporting students as writers, readers, and critical thinkers. Looking back, I have but one regret which was more a function of my choices than of the program: I wish I had taken more coursework in the teaching of reading. The program only required 3 credit hours at the time, but my experience as a teacher has caused me to realize the necessity of and seek out far more training in that arena."
Kayla Sharpe
  • Reviewed: 3/4/2018
  • Degree: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: 2015
"The Bachelor of Science (BSN) Nursing program at East Carolina University greatly prepared me to become a Registered Nurse (RN). Not only did I learn medical knowledge, but I was prepared to act in a leadership role, which is also an important part of being an RN. I would recommend this school and program to anyone, and I am truly blessed to have been able to attend this program as it set me up for success in my field."
  • Reviewed: 12/22/2017
  • Degree: Communications
  • Graduation Year: 2015
"I attended ECU for a reason different than many others, I attended ECU for athletic purposes as I was recruited out of high school to play football for the university. My collegiate football and academic experience at ECU has prepared me for the demands of working in my future profession. As captain of the East Carolina University football team my senior year I learned lessons about teamwork, competition, leadership, and overcoming adversity that will serve me well as my career progress. College football remains a melting pot in society. As a player and student, I learned how to work toward common goals with people of different ages, races, economic and social backgrounds. Football also taught me how to stay determined in the face of adversity and the importance of sustained effort. Being a captain of the football team provided a platform for me to lead by example and show my teammates what was expected of them - whether it was in the classroom, field, or weight room. Although ECU is a large university - the faculty does a tremendous job of getting to know the students on a personal level. I would highly recommend the school for any prospective student."
Tyla Adams
  • Reviewed: 11/27/2017
  • Degree: Public Health
  • Graduation Year: 2017
"The college of health education and promotion has amazing faculty and staff! They truly care about your success as a student and I believe that each college has some highly educated and dedicated professors! As a former tour guide, we are honest about our experiences on campus and truly answer all questions to the best of our ability. Multiple organizations and resources allow for every student to get engaged on campus and feel that they belong! We're a decent sized school with a small school feel!"
Kelly Finley-Marshall
  • Reviewed: 6/26/2017
  • Degree: Psychology
  • Graduation Year: 2016
"I absolutely do not regret getting a BA in Psychology from East Carolina University but students who wish to pursue a similar degree need to make sure that they understand that going to graduate school afterwards is not optional if you want a good job in that career field. A BA in Psychology will almost get you nowhere except into graduate school but if you are determined and okay with going back to school, the earning potential is worth it."