The College of Nursing, College of Allied Health Sciences, The Brody School of Medicine, and School of Dental Medicine are located on the health science campus.
There are ten social sororities, 16 social fraternities, four historically black sororities, five historically black fraternities, one Native American fraternity, and one Native American sorority.
The university did not remain independent for long; on July 1, 1972, it was incorporated into the University of North Carolina System, the successor to the Consolidated University.
The Association of Public and Land Grant Universities designates East Carolina as a Sea Grant university and an Innovation and Economic Prosperity campus.Founded on March 8, 1907 as a teacher training school, East Carolina has grown from 43 acres (17 ha) to almost 1,600 acres (647 ha) today.A residential neighborhood and Elmhurst Elementary School are the eastern borders.The northern portion of the area sits Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Minges Coliseum, and Minges Natatorium, along with parking.The Ward Sports Medicine Building houses offices for football and basketball, Pirate Club, media relations, and the director of athletics.
On the southern border of the practice facility is Clark-Le Clair Stadium, which is the men's baseball stadium.
Fourteenth Street divides College Hill to the north, with the athletic fields to the south.
Charles Boulevard borders the fields to the west and Greenville Boulevard borders it to the south.
The Murphy Center, which is the primary strength and conditioning, and banquet building, is located between Dowdy-Ficklen and Minges Coliseum.
The Tennis Complex, Ward Sports Medicine Building, Scales Field House, and the Pirate Club Building also surround Dowdy-Ficklen.
VMC, an 861–bed flagship Level I Trauma Center, serves as the academic medical center for The Brody School of Medicine.