Eckerd College


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Eckerd College


$27,618 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


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Educational Resources


Special Collections in British History, Marine Science, and Gender Studies.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 168,415 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,958 current serial subscriptions.
  • 14,414 microforms.
  • 2,228 Audio/Visual items.
  • 6,282 e-books.

Museums & Art

Ransom Art Center and Elliot Gallery, Roberts Music Center, Chapel and Flentrop Organ (one of four in US of this type, Bininger Performing Arts Center, Miller Auditorium, Galbraith Marine Science Laboratory



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 320 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 300 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 40 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 100 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,325 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, health service, health insurance


minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 80% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 79% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 16% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 32 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 88% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Ceremony of Lights, Festival of Hope, College Program Series, Convocation, Festival of Culture, ECademy Awards, SpringTopia, Kappa Karnival, BS Ballet, All Men’s and Women’s Basketball games, all Baseball games, all Men’s and Women’s Soccer games, All Softball Games, Intramural sports – Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Kickball, Sand Volleyball, Soccer, Softball.
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station
  • In total, there are about 52 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Delta — Sociology, Delta Phi Alpha — German, Omicron Delta Epsilon — Economics, Omicron Delta Kappa — Leadership, Pi Mu Epsilon — Mathematics, Sigma Delta Pi — Spanish, Sigma Xi — Scientific Research
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Club, Christian Science Organization, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Afro-American Society, International Student Association, Los Latinos con Sabor, Caribbean Club, EC Pride, French Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Club Sports: archery, ballet, cheerleading, men’s cross country, fencing, women’s golf, lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, martial arts, roller hockey, men’s rugby, women’s rugby, soccer, surf, swim, Tai Chi, men’s volleball, women’s volleball, water ski; Media Groups: EC Review literary magazine, EC-TV, The Triton newspaper, WECX 99. 9FM radio; Programming and performance: EC Anime Club, EC Dance Team, ECOS Palmetto Productions, Swing Dance Club of Eckerd College; Service and Education: Alliance of Concerned Individuals, Bacchus Group, Best Buddies, Earth Society, EC Circle K, Eckerd College Emergency Medical Services, EC Homeless Outreach, EC Marine Animal Rescue, Women’s Resource Center; Political Groups: Amnesty International, Model United Nations, Young Democrats at Eckerd College, Young republicans; Liberal and Pre-professional: Art Club, Association for Computing Machinery, Bipedal Society, EC Foreign Language Club, EC Marine Biology Club, Ec Philosophy Club, EC Pre-Health Professionals, Pre-Law Club, Herpetological Society of Eckerd College, Society for the Advancement of Management, Student in Free Enterprise
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Triton (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Tampa International Airport (20), St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport (10)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Tampa (20)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): St. Petersburg (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 56% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 11% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of South Florida)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of South Florida)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other

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