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Elizabeth City State University, a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina, offers baccalaureate programs in the arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional areas, as well as master's degrees in selected disciplines.

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As northeastern North Carolina's four-year institution of higher education, Elizabeth City State University has been an important academic and cultural center for the region. A constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system, ECSU is committed to fulfilling our mission of serving as a valuable resource for building the state's intellectual capital through teaching, research and community outreach.

Our students are exposed to exciting research opportunities that extend their learning beyond textbooks and classrooms. The university provides an academically rigorous, stimulating learning environment and a faculty committed to the education of each student. ECSU ranked second among Top Public Baccalaureate Colleges in the South and 11th among Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the 2010 "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report. Academic excellence is at the heart of ECSU. Through our pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, our students, our faculty, our region and our state will continue to elevate higher and emerge stronger.

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