AP Calculus Project:The Cost of College By: Danielle Forehand
History ECU is a public, doctoral/research University located in Greenville, NC The university is the largest institution of higher learning in eastern North Carolina and the second-largest university in North Carolina The North Carolina General Assembly founded ECU on March 8, 1907 as a teacher training school and they selected Greenville as the site with classes first starting in 1909 East Carolina has historical strengths in education, nursing, business, music, theatre, and medicine
Current Information Size:
Total undergrads: 20,974
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,538 Degree-seeking undergrads: 20,717 Graduate enrollment: 6,417 84% In-state students 16% Out-of-state students Degrees: Associate degree Bachelor's degree Certificate or diploma Campus: Urban setting Small city (50,000 - 249,999) Unique facilities: 2 accelerators, climbing wall, ropes course, global classroom, field station Geographical location: 80 miles from Raleigh Activities Available: Campus ministries Choral groups Concert band Dance Drama Film society Fraternities International students Jazz band Literary magazine Marching band Model U.N. Pep band Radio station Sororities Student government Student newspaper Yearbook
Costs of going to school for the 2009-2010 year Regression model results: $3227.40 Tangent Line model results: $3268.60 Results yielded around the same range with only a difference of $41.20 The actual tuition for the 2009-2010 year is $2,991 so the projections are actual pretty accurate, with only a difference about 300 dollars. The Regression model was more accurate and was a better prediction for the tuition costs.