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Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, CT

Eastern Connecticut State University
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  1. Eastern is a public university with a private college atmosphere.
  2. Live and study on a beautiful campus right between Boston and New York City.

About This Campus

Eastern Connecticut State University is Connecticut's only liberal arts college that offers a wide array of courses ranging from the social sciences to the natural sciences. Our beautiful campus allows students to do their coursework in state-of-the-art buildings, such as the new Fine Arts Instructional Center, and to easily integrate into our campus society. Students may also partake in the numerous events and campus activities that are offered by various clubs and organizations each semester. Welcome to our Northeastern campus!

Location Information

We are located in the northeastern corner of rural Connecticut. Our campus is a 1.5 hour drive to Boston and a 2 hour drive to New York City.

2023/2024 Placement

Host Payment
Home Payment

2024/2025 Placement

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

Location | Willimantic
Population | 17,000
Enrollment | 3,970
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host
Term Dates
Fall | 08/29-12/18
Spring | 01/16-05/17

Campus Diversity

1st Nation/Native | 1%
Asian | 2%
Black | 7%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Hispanic/Latino | 9%
Two or more | 3%
White | 69%
Other | 9%
International | 0%


Education, Social Work

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, Adapted Physical Education, Advertising... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 213.00 paper, 500.00 computer or N/A Internet
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/20/22

  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 17

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee $150 Year Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $250 Year Home Mandatory
Activity Fee $180 Year Home Mandatory
Transportation Fee $750 Year Home Optional
Residence Hall Social Fee $40 Year Home Mandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/20/22

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $$800
  • Proximity to campus: 3 mile radius
Notes About Housing
Students are highly encouraged to live on campus.

Meal Plans


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/20/22

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.


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