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.
– Interesting facts:
+. 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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