Eastern Connecticut State University

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Eastern Connecticut State University (locally referred to as “Eastern”) is a public liberal arts university located in Willimantic, Connecticut. Established in 1889, it is the third-oldest higher education institution in the state. In addition to its main campus in Willimantic, Eastern also offers courses through partnerships with Capital Community College, Manchester Community College and a satellite campus in Groton. U.S. News & World Report ranked Eastern Connecticut State University among the top 30 public regional universities in the north and it recently showed up Princeton Review’s “Best I the Northeast”.

General Information

Admission Office

83 Windham Street

Willimantic, CT 06226-2295

(860) 465-5286

(877) 353-3278

Fax: (860) 465-5544

Contact: Kimberly Crone

Director of Admissions and Enrollment Planning
Main Address

83 Windham Street

Willimantic, CT 06226-2295

(860) 465-5000


Total undergrads: 5,092

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,017

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,896

Graduate enrollment: 335


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 63%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 74%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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