East Carolina University

ECU is located just East of Raleigh, North Carolina via Highway 64 East By-Pass - Travel time from Raleigh is about 1.5 hours, quick trip from Raleigh to Greenville.  Greenville has close access to the Coast of North Carolina for those enjoying North Carolina Beaches.

ECU is known for its Pirates Football Team has a successful history and is enjoyed by not only those in Greenville, but Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Durham, Chapel Hill, Morrisville, and throughout the Triangle Area of North Carolinas.

Main Campus

About 530 acres in a residential area of Greenville, North Carolina; more than 4.6 million square feet of academic, research and residential space in 158 buildings.

Health Sciences Campus (Brody School of Medicine)

About 206 acres with nearly 1.3 million square feet of academic and research space in 62 buildings.

West Research Campus

About 650 acres on the form Voice of America facilities site, more than 33,000 square feet in 7 buildings.

Pitt Country Memorial Hospital

Teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at ECU


JY Joyner Library - Approximately 1.2 million bound volumes, 2 million pieces of microform, 535,000 government documents, more than 6,000 periodical subscriptions and more than 111,000 maps and chars.
Music Library - Branch of Joyner housing nearly 80,000 items.
Laupus Library - Approximately 135,000 bound volumes, 16,000 microform volumes, 700 periodicals and more than 6,000 e-journals held jointly with Joyner Library.


ECU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.

 Academics at ECU

  • Faculty member teach approximately 96% non-lab courses.
  • Average undergraduate class size is 26 students.
  • Student to facility ratio is approximately 18 to 1.
  • Full time faculty is approximately 1,529; 73% hold PhDs or other first professional degrees.
  • Faculty and students are supported by approximately 3,000 staff members.

 Academic Affairs

  • Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Fine Arts and Communication School of Art and Design
  • School of Music
  • School of Theater and Dance
  • College of Health and Human Performance
  • College of Human Ecology
  • College of Technology and Computer Science
  • Academic Library Services
  • Academic Advising and Support Center
  • Office of Academic Outreach

 Health Sciences

  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • The Brody School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing

 Research and Graduate Studies

  • Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
  • Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Medicine and Nursing
  • Business
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Commutation
  • Health
  • Human Performance
  • Human Ecology
  • Technology and Computer Science
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