Eckerd College

#2528 / #718
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private liberal arts college in St. Petersburg, Florida

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About Eckerd College

According to Wikipedia, Eckerd College is a private liberal arts college in St. Petersburg, Florida. Founded in 1958, part of the campus is waterfront and beach on Boca Ciega Bay. Because of its location, Eckerd is considered a "beach school" and has its own student volunteer maritime search and rescue team. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Eckerd is a member of the Annapolis and Oberlin groups of national liberal arts colleges.

Eckerd College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
4,815 69% 65% 1185 26

How Much Does Eckerd College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $26,400
30K - 48K $28,740
48K - 75K $30,449
75K - 110K $33,351
110K+ $38,397

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Eckerd College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Eckerd College, then you can expect to earn an average of $46,700 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Eckerd College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
2,187 2,187

Where is Eckerd College?

Eckerd College is located at 4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg FL 33711-4700

What Is Eckerd College Known For?

Eckerd College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Eckerd College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Eckerd College's Most Influential Alumni?

Eckerd College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Literature, and Anthropology. Here are some of Eckerd College's most famous alumni:

Dennis Lehane
Dennis Lehane
A Novelist.
Hank Green
Hank Green
An American author, vlogger, and science communicator.
Bill Curtis
A Software engineer.
Bob Gualtieri
Bob Gualtieri
An American law enforcement officer.
Aaron D. O'Connell
Aaron D. O'Connell
An American physicist.
Laura Helmuth
Laura Helmuth
An American health and science editor.
Sterling Watson
An American writer.
Mark Tluszcz
A Venture Capitalist.
Tessa M. Hill
Tessa M. Hill
An Oceanographer, researcher.
Michael P. Hein
An American politician.
Dorothy Allison
Dorothy Allison
An American writer, poet, novelist, critic.
Jay Baron Nicorvo
An American novelist, poet, and essayist.

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