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Eckerd College


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Eckerd College is Located on Florida's Gulf Coast on 188 acres of waterfront property in St. Petersburg. It is a private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences known distinctively for Marine Science, Environmental Studies, International Relations and Global Affairs, Creative Writing, Organizational Studies, International Education, and Service Learning. Eckerd's 1,840 residential students from 43 states and 35 countries choose among 38 majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Nearly 40% of each Eckerd graduating class goes on to pursue advanced degrees, and Eckerd is among the nation's leaders in the percentage of its graduates who earn doctoral degrees.

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