Six students share what being an ECU Pirate means to them. Follow in their footsteps and apply today!


Begin building your tomorrow in the Pirate Nation right here! Our student body of nearly 27,000 students, and 150,000 living alumni can testify of the difference an East Carolina University education has meant to them. Now it’s your turn. Your first step is to create your Admissions Portal account, then select the type of application you wish to complete from the list below.

Create Your Admissions Portal Account

The Admissions Portal is designed to help personalize your admissions experience. Once you create an account, you can:

  • Apply for admission
  • Track your admission status
  • Receive information pertaining to your specific academic interests
  • Sign up for tours and Open House events

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Choose your Applicant Type

ECU recognizes several types of undergraduate admission applicants. Find out your category to determine more about your application deadline and the submission process.

The categories are:

Questions Answered

If you have questions along the way, please do not hesitate to contact us directly. Our university motto is Servire - “To Serve,” and we stand ready to assist you at any point along the application process. To speak with an Admissions Counselor, you can reach us in several ways:

Email: or (transfer students only)

Phone: (252) 328-6640

Fax: (252) 737-1192

Visit: The Office of Undergraduate Admissions
East Carolina University
106 Whichard Building
Greenville, NC 27858-4353