DIVERSITY AT EAST CAROLINA
East Carolina University is committed to access and diversity as two of its fundamental core values. One of the most important elements of a university education is exposure to and interaction with individuals of differing cultural, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds. Our mission is to provide you with a world-class, quality education which prepares you for service in an ever-changing global society.
The multicultural experiences you will have at East Carolina will be interwoven into both your academic programs and extracurricular activities. Understanding and embracing diversity are key elements to success in your ECU education.
"There is a place for everyone here at ECU. It makes me feel good to know I'm included in any environment that's a part of ECU. There are individuals from all backgrounds here who all aim to graduate and be something great."
– Jasmine is a public health major from Wilson, North Carolina
"Coming together, sharing cultural differences, and seeing other points of view are an important part of college. ECU is a great place to experience all of this and more!"
– Walter is a business major from Charlotte, North Carolina
"Being an ECU student has definitely set me apart from and ahead of other college students my age. I would absolutely recommend ECU to future college students wishing to pursue a career in any field of study."
– Jayati is a multidisciplinary studies major from Cary, North Carolina