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Health Professions at East Carolina University

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how ECU ranks in comparison to other schools with health professions programs.

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Health Professions Degrees Available at ECU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Doctorate Degree in Health Professions

ECU Health Professions Rankings

ECU was ranked #74 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for health professions majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #2 in North Carolina.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 58

Popularity of Health Professions at ECU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, East Carolina University handed out 836 bachelor's degrees in health professions. Due to this, the school was ranked #33 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 2% over the previous year when 851 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 341 students received their master’s degree in health professions from ECU. This makes it the #66 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 222 students received their doctoral degrees in health professions in 2018, making the school the #123 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

ECU Health Professions Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at East Carolina University.

ECU Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 836 health professions majors earned their bachelor's degree from ECU. Of these graduates, 16% were men and 84% were women.

ECU Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at ECU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 70% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelor's in health professions.

Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at East Carolina University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 26
Black or African American 126
Hispanic or Latino 53
White 582
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 46

ECU Health Professions Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 341 health professions majors earned their master's degree from ECU. Of these graduates, 14% were men and 86% were women.

ECU Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at ECU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 74% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from East Carolina University with a master's in health professions.

Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at East Carolina University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 33
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 253
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 27

Areas of Concentration for Health Professions

Health Professions students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Nursing 462
Public Health 371
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 148
Communication Sciences 83
Medicine 75
Health & Medical Administrative Services 64
Dentistry 55
Allied Health Professions 52
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 42
Mental & Social Health Services 38
Medical Illustration & Informatics 15
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 8

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