Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33711-4700

About Eckerd College

Eckerd College is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,520
Student Age% Under 2572%
 % 25 and Over26%
 % Age Unknown2%
Attendance Type% Full-time85%
 % Part-time15%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.4%
 % Black7.4%
 % Asian1.5%
 % Latino4.8%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown9.5%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted71%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled22%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT71%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT52%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800620 / 800
 SAT Writing495 / 800600 / 800
 SAT Math495 / 800610 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3628 / 36
 ACT English23 / 3629
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math22 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$33,228
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$33,228
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans59%
 % Undergraduates with Grants95%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,326
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,150
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Saint Petersburg Area

Median Age41.3
Median Household Income$44,510
Total Population245,097
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.6% 52.4%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1750.3%49.7%
 Age 18-2446.0%54.0%
 Age 25-2947.2%52.8%
 Age 30-3948.6%51.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White69.2%
 % Black24.1%
 % Asian3.3%
 % Latino6.3%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,326
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$743
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50030.8%12.9%3.2%
 $500 to $74950.1%36.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9998.7%40.4%38.7%
 Over $100010.5%10.6%46.6%
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