Eastern Connecticut State University

ECSU Housing Costs

How Much Does it Cost to Live at ECSU ?

Knowing all of the expenses associated with attending college will enable you to make the right college decision. These extra costs of housing, food, and supplies add up quickly!

On this page you will find:

ECSU Living Expenses

In 2020, ECSU students paid $7,992 for housing and $5,956 for dining.

The table below shows the expected prices of both on-campus and off-campus housing and food plans for Eastern Connecticut State University.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $14,434 $9,968
— Housing       $7,992
— Meals       $5,956
Other Living Expenses $2,298 $2,548
Books and Supplies $800 $800
Total $17,532 $13,316

Over 4 Years You Could Spend About $75,575 for Housing, Food and Other Stuff

There has been an average 3.4% price change each year for the last five years in ECSU housing and dining costs, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If existing trends in housing and meal expenses go on, we predict incoming first years in 2021 to be charged about $18,058 for their first year of school. In their closing year an undergraduate might spend somewhere around $18,602 for an associate degree, and $19,748 for a four-year degree.

Total room and board costs over four years would be close to $75,575; for two years it would be about $36,660.


* estimated

Details on Campus Living Arrangements

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether ECSU does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 2,510

Campus Expenses are Above Average

Students at ECSU pay $17,532 to stay on campus, while the average student nationwide will pay just $14,951.


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