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ECU Admissions Decision Turnaround Time

NewAdventuesNewAdventues 0 replies2 threads New Member
How long can I expect to hear about a decision after application submission? Right now the portal says that they're waiting for my ACT scores which were submitted at the time of the testing. Thank you!
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  • ecufangirl23ecufangirl23 3 replies1 threads New Member
    Did you get in
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  • rphx2ncrphx2nc 78 replies2 threads Junior Member
    edited September 2019
    My son’s was 6 days from submission to online acceptance but In State residency SAT and transcript were already done.
    edited September 2019
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  • HappyNJOOSHappyNJOOS 135 replies14 threads Junior Member
    My son received his ACCEPT 2 weeks ago, applied on 8/25/19. Make sure you have official SAT/ACT scores sent to the school from testing centers.
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  • Bruins2020Bruins2020 9 replies2 threads New Member
    It took about 2 weeks for my daughter to hear she got accepted. Good luck
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  • cinnyminnycinnyminny 12 replies1 threads New Member
    My son applied on 9/10 and got his online decision 9/11. So did a friend of his. He got the packet in the mail about a week later. Then about a week ago he got a packet inviting him to apply to the honors college so if you qualify be on the look out for that.
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  • madcat220madcat220 1 replies0 threads New Member
    i applied 10/23 and this morning they just go my test scores

    i would like to know my likelihood of getting in
    my gpa is 3.36W and a 3.12 IW
    i got a 19 on my ACT ( eng 19,reading 23, math 16, science 18, writing 08)
    and a 800 on my SAT ( 480 in eng, 320 in math)
    my ECs are:
    marching band: 10-12th i’ve held a leadership position
    i’ve made it to state for music
    and was 2nd chair all district band
    i’ve been involved in theatre all four year
    i’ve had a job since 10th grade

    i know my test scores aren’t the best but i am very devout in school and my essay was really strong


    and if i were to retake my ACT, do i just send my readjusted score?
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  • ITBgirlITBgirl 472 replies12 threads Member
    @madcat220 you seem like you are good for ECU. Have you visited campus or met with the admissions councilor for your area? Honest interest in ECU can really help if you are a board line student.

    Maybe the others that have gotten in can share their stats?

    My son just applied last week, so we haven’t heard back yet.
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  • EconPopEconPop 641 replies11 threads Member
    @NewAdventues , my son applied Oct 19, on ComApp. ECU downloaded the application on Oct 21. He was accepted on Oct 31.

    Good luck @madcat220 !
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  • KM1895KM1895 2 replies0 threads New Member
    I applied to ECU on Nov 12, and I would like to know my chances of getting into ECU. ECU is my top choice. Should I visit the campus and talk to admission people and tell them I love ECU etc. will it maybe increase my chances or something?

    I have heard that ECU cares more about GPA than test scores and E.C. is that true?



    2.5 GPA unweighted
    29 ACT

    Really stronggggg essay ( showed all of my teachers,etc. everyone said really good essay)

    My EC are

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    Summer 2017 Summer 2018
    - Assisted nurses with patients in physical therapy
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    - Assisted nurses in Observation Unit
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    July 2019 - Present
    - Helping Patients be comfortable and calm during pre-op
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    - Learn about the Doctor’s Schedule and learn what they do
    - Asking Questions and taking notes.


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    - Spreads cultural awareness through programs and event for the community
    - Organizes fundraisers and collects donations for the development and construction of a new temple in Cary


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  • ITBgirlITBgirl 472 replies12 threads Member
    @KM1895 You look like a strong candidate, keep us posted. But I do believe that a visit and meeting with a rep is always a good idea at your top choice schools
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  • ITBgirlITBgirl 472 replies12 threads Member
    I just checked my son’s portal and there is a copy of his admitted letter there!! I guess I will wait and let him get the letter in the mail!
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  • ljasnauljasnau 70 replies5 threads Junior Member
    Congrats to your son! My daughter was also admitted. We are waiting on a decision from App which is her number 1 choice and UNC Charlotte. I believe that ECU is her 2nd choice. Time will tell.
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  • EconPopEconPop 641 replies11 threads Member
    @KM1895 , while your GPA is a little low in general, I think your ACT score will compensate for it in the ECU admissions office.

    I think you have a very good chance. Good luck!
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  • ITBgirlITBgirl 472 replies12 threads Member
    @ljasnau My son is waiting on hearing from APP too, guess we won't hear anything until Jan. It looks like he has a letter in the mail from Clt.
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  • KM1895KM1895 2 replies0 threads New Member
    edited November 2019
    I got Rejected...
    It makes no sense, they have admitted people with lower test scores and gpa than mine. I am taking the ACT again in December, should I reapply with new test scores?
    edited November 2019
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  • ITBgirlITBgirl 472 replies12 threads Member
    @KM1895 I am sorry to hear that. I would test again for sure, but I would also try to contact admissions and ask if they can give you some more information why.
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  • norcal4evanorcal4eva 3 replies0 threads New Member
    I was accepted!

    Residency: Out of State (CA)
    GPA: 2.89 weighted
    SAT: 1080 super score
    EC: ASB 4 years, Varsity sports, and over 1000 hours of community service

    This is most likely my #1 choice, but still waiting on a few schools
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  • ITBgirlITBgirl 472 replies12 threads Member
    @norcal4eva Congrats! ECU is still high on my son's list and and daughter loved her time there.
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  • ITBgirlITBgirl 472 replies12 threads Member
    My sons says lots of his friends still haven't hard anything from ECU, I don't get it. Are people here still waiting to hear?
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  • norcal4evanorcal4eva 3 replies0 threads New Member
    I heard back 3 days after I submitted my application, so that weird that people aren't hearing back
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