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 29,000 students and 165,000 living alumni can testify to 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:

  • Begin receiving information via email
  • Register for campus tours and other events
  • Apply for admission
  • Monitor receipt of transcripts and test scores
  • Check your application status

Determine 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

The answers to most of your questions about our application are found on your Admissions Portal. You can even track the receipt of transcripts, test scores, and other requested information there. If you have questions that are not answered on the Portal, we stand ready to assist you at any point during 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

Mail: Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Mailstop 517
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Visit: Office of Undergraduate Admissions
East Carolina University
106 Whichard Building, East 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27858-4353