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Anne Wetmore
Assistant Dean of Students for Administrative Services and Family Relations

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

toll-free: (800) 456-9009
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Parent and Family Relations

Parent and Family Relations


Student body population: 1850

Male/Female Ratio of the student body: 41% (male) 59% (female)

Intended Majors of 2012 Incoming Students (Top choices):
Marine Science, Biology, Environmental Studies, Psychology, Business Administration, International Relations and Global Affairs, Pre-Med, International Business, Human Development, Communication

Top 10 Majors of 2012 Graduates:
Marine Science, Environmental Studies, Biology, Human Development, International Business, Psychology, Communication, Management, Business Administration, Political Science

Number of majors offered: 38

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Average class size: 20

Faculty w/Terminal degrees: 95%

Tuition = $35,620
Room + Board = $9,846
Student Fees = $306
Total = $45,772

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%

Average Aid Package: $23,400/year

Freshman acceptance rate: 71%

SAT and ACT range for middle 50% of the freshman class:
1010 - 1220 (SAT I)
Avg: 1121
23 - 28 (ACT)
Avg: 25

GPA = 3.3
Rank = Top 29%

Number of STATES Represented: 47

Number of COUNTRIES Represented: 35

Florida Residents: 19%

Average Distance the student body travels from home: 998 miles

Percent of Students living ON campus: 81%

Percent of Students that return for Sophomore year: 81%

Percent of all Eckerd graduates who obtain graduate degrees: 35%

Athletics: NCAA Division II, Sunshine State Conference

Family Weekend 2014

Family Weekend 2013

Join us for Family Weekend 2014. Click here to learn more.

Letter to Families

Letter to Families

Read President Eastman's Letter to Eckerd College Families.

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