Eckerd College

Private, Four-years School Located in Saint Petersburg, FL

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How much is the Eckerd tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Eckerd's tuition & fees is $50,374.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $68,678 when a student lives on-campus.

Eckerd Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$50,374
Books & Supplies Costs$1,350
On-campus Room & Board$13,854
On-campus Expenses$3,100
Off-campus Room & Board$13,854
Off-campus Expenses$3,100
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$48,220

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Eckerd for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $217,145 at Eckerd. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $288,851. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $177,351.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$51,892$69,227$42,581
Sophomore (2024-25)$53,457$71,180$43,731
Junior (2025-26)$55,068$73,189$44,913
Senior (2026-27)$56,728$75,255$46,127
4 Years Total$217,145$288,851$177,351
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$53,457$71,180$43,731
Sophomore (2025-26)$55,068$73,189$44,913
Junior (2026-27)$56,728$75,255$46,127
Senior (2027-28)$58,438$77,381$47,374
4 Years Total$223,690$297,005$182,144
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$55,068$73,189$44,913
Sophomore (2026-27)$56,728$75,255$46,127
Junior (2027-28)$58,438$77,381$47,374
Senior (2028-29)$60,199$79,567$48,656
4 Years Total$230,433$305,392$187,070
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$56,728$75,255$46,127
Sophomore (2027-28)$58,438$77,381$47,374
Junior (2028-29)$60,199$79,567$48,656
Senior (2029-30)$62,014$81,816$49,974
4 Years Total$237,379$314,020$192,131
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$58,438$77,381$47,374
Sophomore (2028-29)$60,199$79,567$48,656
Junior (2029-30)$62,014$81,816$49,974
Senior (2030-31)$63,883$84,130$51,327
4 Years Total$244,534$322,895$197,331

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Eckerd' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $19,195.
In-StateOut-of-State
Eckerd College$50,374
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Florida Four-years Colleges$17,068
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,195

Financial Aid and COA

At Eckerd College, 1,998 students (98%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $25,866.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Eckerd is $42,812 for students living on-campus and $42,812 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 644 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $26,456 and the average amount of student loans is $11,150.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$68,678
COA (off-campus)$68,678
Tuition & Fees$50,374
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,304
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$18,304
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$42,812
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$42,812
Average Financial Aid$25,866
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,99898%$25,866
Pell Grants41220%$4,805
Federal Student Loan1,02650%$3,404
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid644100%-
Grants or Scholarships642100%$26,456
Federal Grants13821%$10,331
Pell Grants13721%$4,618
Other Federal Grants11418%$6,956
State/Local Grants10316%$5,997
Institutional Grants63498%$23,567
Student Loan Aid34654%$11,150
Federal Student Loans34654%$5,010
Other Student Loans9114%$23,344

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Eckerd's acceptance rate is 70.38%. A total of 5,580 applicants applied to and 3,927 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 650 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 16.55%.
To apply to Eckerd, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program and Formal demonstration of competencies.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,5801,870$3,710
Admitted3,9271,204$2,723
Enrolled650182$468
Acceptance Rate70.38%64.39%73.40%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)16.55%15.12%17.19%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are neither required nor recommended to apply to Eckerd. Its SAT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th

Student Population

Eckerd College has a total of 1,993 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 619 male students and 1,417 female students attending Eckerd.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate2,036 6191,417

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, FL
Phone727-867-1166
WEBhttps://www.eckerd.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered56 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate65.09%
Yield15.06%
Student Population1,993
Graduation Rate67%
Retention Rate77% (Full-time), 17% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties156 (Full-time), 23 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs366 (Full-time), 40 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$75,137
Average Staff Salary$61,087