ECPI University

  • 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 12,947 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% 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 to ECPI University is Advanced Technology Institute (0.2 miles away).

Top Placements

ECPI University places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 998 teachers has grown by 100% 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 Faculty998 staff45 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of ECPI University has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The ECPI University diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,947 students1,577 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:136:1
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# Full-Time Students-717 students
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# Part-Time Students-860 students
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# Undergraduate Students12,704 students615 students
# Graduate Students243 students91 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
6%
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% Hispanic
7%
8%
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% Black
35%
22%
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% White
38%
57%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
13%
3%
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Diversity Score0.660.62
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,900$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,039 is more than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,039$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$10,502
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,336$5,500
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Acceptance Rate72%83%
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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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The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. 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 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.