ECPI University

5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
Virginia Beach, VA 23462-0000
Tel: (757)490-9090
  • 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 12,068 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • 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 635 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
ECPI University(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty635 staff45 staff
ECPI University Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 12,068 has grown by 43% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment12,068 students1,577 students
ECPI University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:137:1
ECPI University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students12,068 students717 students
ECPI University Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students705 students860 students
ECPI University Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
ECPI University Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students11,831 students615 students
# Graduate Students91 students91 students
ECPI University Graduation BreakDown VA All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
ECPI University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
ECPI University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
ECPI University Black (2007-2016)
% White
ECPI University White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
ECPI University More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
ECPI University Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.62
ECPI University Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,900$29,600
ECPI University Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,755 is less than the state average of $14,996. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,755$14,996
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%78%
ECPI University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$11,000
ECPI University Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,336$5,500
ECPI University Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate71%84%
ECPI University Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or 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 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.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,711 per year for in-state students and $10,146 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,996 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.