East Carolina University was started as a public school in 1907. It has a total of 23,056 undergraduate students (fall 2020), is in a city, and is on a 1,600-acre campus. It uses a school year based on semesters. In the Best Colleges guide for 2022, East Carolina University is ranked #213 among National Universities. It costs $7,316 for in-state tuition and fees and $23,593 for out-of-state tuition and fees.