ECU ranked among best colleges in new listing

East Carolina University is listed in a new ranking of Best Colleges released this week by Money magazine.

ECU is ranked 339 out of 665 institutions. Educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings provided by PayScale.com were used to determine the rankings, according to the magazine’s methodology.

The magazine evaluated about 1,500 four-year colleges across the nation to find which offered the most for the amount of tuition paid. Colleges with below-average graduation rates were dropped, which left 665 institutions that were measured and ranked.

Information is available at  http://time.com/money/collection/moneys-best-colleges/.

 

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School of Medicine ranked among top medical schools

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University ranks among the top medical schools in the country that emphasize primary care, according to the annual listing of the top graduate schools by U.S. News & World Report magazine.

ECU is 10th overall among primary care schools this year. In the rural medicine subcategory, the school ranks seventh. ECU also sent the seventh-highest percentage of its graduates, 54.3 percent, into primary care residencies between 2008 and 2010. U.S. News defines primary care as family medicine, pediatrics and internal medicine.

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