ECPI University

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  • 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

School Highlights

ECPI University serves 11,735 students (94% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 59% 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

ECPI University(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Private For-profit 4-year PrAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic

Student Body

The student population of ECPI University has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The ECPI University diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,735 students2,366 students
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# Full-Time Students11,030 students861 students
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# Part-Time Students618 students1,505 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
6%
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% Hispanic
8%
10%
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% Black
41%
22%
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% White
41%
50%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.650.68
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,900$31,100

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,039 is more than the state average of $15,399.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,039$15,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid61%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)$20,656$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)$17,073$4,252
Acceptance Rate84%72%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Programs offered at Richmond, VA campus are Computer Electronics Engineering Technology, IT/Networking & Security Management, IT/Computer Programming, IT/Web Design, Management Information Systems, Wireless Communications, Business Administration and Criminal Justice Technology. 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. ECPI faculty are qualified with years of experience in related fields of specialization, academic achievement, and professional development. Ecpi Technical College is accredited and approved by the Career College Association, Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to ECPI University is MedSpa Careers Institute (0.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • MedSpa Careers Institute
    Private, for profit
    10 students | 0.00 Mi800 Moorefield Park Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 521-0400
    0.0010
  • 33 students | 2.10 Mi7914 Midlothian Turnpike
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 330-0111
    2.1033
  • 741 students | 3.50 Mi8141 Hull St Rd
    North Chesterfield, VA 23235
    (804) 745-2444
    3.50741
  • Fortis College-Richmond
    Private for-profit
    425 students | 7.60 Mi2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
    Richmond, VA 23230
    (804) 323-1020
    7.60425
  • 8,737 students | 11.10 Mi1651 East Parham Road
    Richmond, VA 23228
    (804) 371-3000
    11.108,737
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