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19. Eckerd College, St. Petersburg
Founded in 1958, Eckerd College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of St. Petersburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tampa Bay.
Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Eckerd College (EC) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian (Presbyterian Church (USA) – www.pcusa.org) religion.
Eckerd College (EC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 59 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades.
The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
EC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.