ECPI University

5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Tel: (757)490-9090
9,956 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.
School Highlights:
ECPI University serves 9,956 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
ECPI University is one of 4 community colleges within Virginia Beach city County, VA.
The nearest community college is Advanced Technology Institute (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 505 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
ECPI University Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 505 staff
59 staff
ECPI University Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 9,956 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,956 students
1,282 students
ECPI University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
ECPI University student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
9,476 students
810 students
ECPI University Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 480 students
1,017 students
ECPI University Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
ECPI University Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 9,441 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 35 students 23 students
ECPI University sch graduate ECPI University sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
ECPI University American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Asian
ECPI University Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
ECPI University Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
ECPI University Black (2006-2013)
% White
ECPI University White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
ECPI University More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
ECPI University Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.61 0.53
ECPI University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,245 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,245 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,245 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,245 $10,294
ECPI University Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
ECPI University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 81%
ECPI University Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Virginia Beach Advanced Technology Institute
    Private for-profit
    5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    0.2  Mi  |  737  students
  • Norfolk Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    0.6  Mi  |  241  students
  • Norfolk ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    5425 Robin Hood Road Suite 100
    Norfolk, VA 23513
    1.4  Mi  |  853  students
  • Virginia Beach Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach
    Private for-profit
    301 Centre Pointe Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    2.5  Mi  |  728  students
  • Norfolk Johnson & Wales University-Norfolk
    Private, non-profit
    2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk, VA 23513
    3.1  Mi  |  0  students
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,698 per year for in-state students and $9,315 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,228 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 84%. 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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.