At Elizabeth City State University, students are our first priority. Through the many degree programs offered, our goal is to ensure academic excellence for each student by providing meaningful educational experiences and quality instruction in a personalized nurturing environment. It is our vision that upon graduating every ECSU student will have the skills to compete in a pluralistic and technologically advanced society, and understanding of ever-changing world events and how to adapt to them, and an appreciation for life-long learning.
Campus life, designed for both our resident and commuter students, is also a top priority at Elizabeth City State University. We expose students to a wide variety of social and cultural activities that provide opportunities for involvement, creativity, and accomplishment. Furthermore, we strive to offer our students a comfortable and safe environment conducive to personal development and academic achievement. Located in the historic Albemarle region of northeastern North Carolina, we are only an hour from the beaches of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and Virginia Beach, Virginia, where students may find countless opportunities to broaden their cultural and social experiences.
Graduate education is characterized by small classes, personal interaction with faculty members, and a pleasant atmosphere conducive to the pursuit of individual personal and educational goals. Elizabeth City State University promotes and supports the research and creative activities of our graduate faculty, and assures that our students receive state-of-the-art information and training. Located in the historic Albemarle region of northeastern North Carolina, we are only an hour from the beaches of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and Virginia Beach, Virginia, where our graduate students may broaden their cultural and social experiences.
With students at the forefront, we will continue to provide the tools and services that will give them the competitive edge in this rapidly changing world.