Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

Students must live
in campus housing.


A transfer student must have attempted at least 24 hours of transfer work with a minimum retention GPA of 2.0.

Front of the University Center

International students must score a minimum of 180 on the TOEFL.

The Mall

Freshman and Transfer students with
less than 24 hours attempted must
have a cumulative 2.7 GPA and rank
in the upper 50% of the graduating
class OR a minimum of 20 composite
on the ACT or a 940 on the SAT in
Math and Critical Reading.


A continuing ECU student must have a minimum retention GPA of 2.0 and successfully completed a minimum of 12 hours at ECU in the previous academic semester.

Rock Garden behind the Student Union

ECU Academic Logo

Tiger Fountain in front of Science Hall

     *Qualifying students can apply for the non-resident tuition waiver in the amount of no less than $2,766 per academic year.

     **First semester freshmen and transfer undergraduate students as well as continuing undergraduates and first semester and transfer graduate students must apply for the non-resident tuition waiver prior to the commencement of their first semester at ECU or no later than July 15 of each academic year for continuing students.

Details about the Non-Resident Academic Scholarship Waiver are available by e-mailing