• ECPI University is a Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Texas on-campus and online private college providing technology, engineering, business, health sciences, and culinary degree and diploma educational programs; graduate employment services and IT certification training.

School Highlights

ECPI University serves 14,353 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 14,353 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,639
  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 57%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

ECPI University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,380 teachers has grown by 177% over five years.
ECPI University
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
1,380 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of ECPI University has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The ECPI University diversity score of 0.66 is equal to the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,353 students
2,050 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
14,239 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
114 students
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
148 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
13,869 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
370 students
169 students
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VA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
114 students
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
4%
7%
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% Hispanic
11%
12%
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% Black
37%
21%
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% White
43%
52%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
n/a
2%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.66
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
2.29%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
5.85%
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$40,900
$29,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of ECPI University and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of VA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,639 is more than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$16,639
$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
84%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$20,000
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,660
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in ECPI University and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
80%
71%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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 University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees and diplomas.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does ECPI University cost?

ECPI University's private state tuition is approximately $16,639.

What is the acceptance rate of ECPI University?

The acceptance rate of ECPI University is 80%, which is higher than the state average of 71%.

What is ECPI University's ranking?

ECPI University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 14,353 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,639
  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 57%
  • Source: Verified school update

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