About Eastern Connecticut State University

Founded in 1889, Eastern Connecticut State University is the state’s public liberal arts university and one of only 26 such designated institutions in the country. Eastern is home to 5,400 students who come from 162 of Connecticut’s 169 townships, from 26 states throughout the country, and from 44 foreign countries. As a predominantly residential campus, Eastern has approximately 60 percent of undergraduate students living on its beautiful campus. With more than 150 buildings and 2.3 million square feet of space, Eastern’s physical plant is admired by students and visitors alike; in fall 2015, a new Fine Arts Center will further advance Eastern’s liberal arts mission.

The university offers 34 undergraduate majors, 56 minors, and seven master’s degree programs. An excellent student/teacher ratio (16:1) and small class sizes (average class size is 24) allow students to receive exceptional personal attention.

Sports

Eastern Student Kristina Forsman Named Little East Conference Women's Basketball Player-of-the-Week

Eastern's Kristina Forsman '15 named Little East Conference Player-of-the-Week in women's basketball for the first time in her carrer. Forsman was additionally named as one of five individuals to the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) weekly honor roll.

7 days ago
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Eastern Student Tarchee Brown Named Little East Conference Men's Basketball Rookie-of-the-Week

Eastern's Tarchee Brown '18 was named Little East Conference Rookie-of-the-Week in men's basketball for the fourth time in eight weeks.

7 days ago
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Eastern Student Shannen Barnard Named Little East Conference Swimmer-of-the-Week

Eastern's student Shannen Barnard '15 was elected Little East Conference Swimmer-of-the-Week for the second time this year.

7 days ago
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Eastern Student Savonnah Artis Named Little East Conference Female Track Rookie-of-the-Week

Eastern's Savonnah Artis '18 is named Little East Conference Female Track Rookie-of-the-Week.

14 days ago
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Eastern Student Lee Cattanach Named Little East Conference Male Track Athlete-of-the-Week

Lee Catanach '15 was named Little East Conference Male Track Athlete-of-the-Week.

14 days ago