Eckerd College

Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida

• 1850 students
• Newer school founded in 1958
• Surrounded 3 sides by water, on the Gulf, 180 acres
• Marine Biology/Sciences and Environmental Studies frequent majors
• 13:1 student to faculty
• DII for athletics, sailing, volleyball, basketball, baseball
• Heavy student and faculty interaction
• Architecture 1950’s but setting is beautiful
• Freshman course 3 weeks before fall term begins, for assimilation
• 81 percent live on campus and most students come from over 900 miles away to attend
• Located in The city of St Petersburg
• No Greek life
• No triple rooms on campus only singles and doubles
• Waterfront with various sailing equipment as part as tuition, paddle boarding, sail boating, kayaking…etc.
• Have pet dorms where students can have dogs and cats under 40 pounds
• Have bikes and skateboards throughout campus for students to use

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