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 (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.

Top Rankings

ECPI University ranks 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 ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium ProgramsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty998 staff69 staff
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Student Body

The student population of ECPI University has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The ECPI University diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,947 students2,366 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:131:1
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# Full-Time Students12,810 students861 students
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# Part-Time Students137 students1,505 students
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# Undergraduate Students12,567 students842 students
# Graduate Students243 students168 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
6%
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% Hispanic
9%
10%
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% Black
39%
22%
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% White
38%
50%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
4%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.690.68
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,900$29,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,639 is more than the state average of $15,399. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,639$15,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,579$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,319$5,500
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Acceptance Rate72%72%
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to ECPI University is Advanced Technology Institute (0.2 miles away).
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