ECPI University

5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Tel: (757)490-9090
10,932 students
Private for-profit
Ecpi College Of Technology is a Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina on-campus and online private college providing technology, business, health sciences, and culinary degree and diploma educational programs; graduate employment services and IT certification training. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at,
School Highlights
ECPI University serves 10,932 students (94% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
ECPI University is one of 4 community colleges within Virginia Beach City County, VA.
The nearest community college is Advanced Technology Institute (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 498 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College ECPI University Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 498 staff
62 staff
ECPI University Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 10,932 has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,932 students 1,371 students
ECPI University Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
ECPI University Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 10,302 students
779 students
ECPI University Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 630 students
1,083 students
ECPI University Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
ECPI University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 10,258 students 764 students
# Graduate Students 44 students 36 students
ECPI University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
ECPI University American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2014)
% Asian
ECPI University Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
ECPI University Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
ECPI University Black (2006-2014)
% White
ECPI University White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
ECPI University More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
ECPI University Unknown (2006-2014)
ECPI University Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.66 0.70
ECPI University Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,245 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,245 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,245 $5,664
ECPI University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,245 $10,360
ECPI University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
ECPI University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 79%
ECPI University Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • ECPI programs include both professional and general education courses, which together allow students to experience the integration of knowledge and skills. General Education courses do not focus on the specific needs of any one academic program. Instead, these courses are intended to help prepare students in being productive and responsible members in an ever-changing society and in complex work environments. Programs offered at Virginia Beach Campus include Biomedical Equipment Technology, Information Systems, Computer Electronics Engineering Technology, IT/Networking & Security Management, IT/Computer Programming, IT/Web Design, Wireless Communications, Simulation & Game Programming, Accounting Administration, Business Systems Administration and Criminal Justice Technology. ECPI College of Technology is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor of Science, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,684 per year for in-state students and $9,118 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,291 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.