Eastern Connecticut State University

Is ECSU a Good School for the Money?

Eastern Connecticut State University Value Report

Is an ECSU degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Connecticut, ECSU is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Good Price.

Top 15% Connecticut Value
Below Average Connecticut Quality

Eastern Connecticut State University is ranked #12 out of #19 in Connecticut for quality and #2 out of #19 for Connecticut value.

This makes it below average quality, but a very good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  2 out of 19
Great Value
State Value Score  89.47 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if ECSU offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Eastern Connecticut State University is ranked #957 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Eastern Connecticut State University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  957 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  34.99 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Kettering College $98,272 A
Flagler College - St Augustine $120,915 B
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University $124,264 B
Oral Roberts University $126,288 B
Hood College $138,502 D+
North Park University $139,409 D+
Eastern Connecticut State University $139,868 D
Concordia University, Irvine $162,438 F
Regis College $181,780 F
Laguna College of Art and Design $195,575 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $139,868 in Total

The average ECSU student's degree will cost an estimated $139,868. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $33,302 and a typical 4.2 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $33,302
Average Years to Graduate 4.2
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $139,868

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about ECSU cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$91,501 In-State With Aid
$160,028 Avg Cost No Aid
4.2 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at ECSU.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $160,028 #333 B+
All Students $139,868 #957 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $130,381 #978 D
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $121,149 #2 A
All Students $100,989 #2 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $91,501 #5 B

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Connecticut.

About 94% of ECSU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what ECSU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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