ECPI University

  • 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 43%.
  • ECPI University is one of 6 community colleges within Chesterfield County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to ECPI University is MedSpa Careers Institute (0.0 miles away).

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School Overview

    ECPI University(VA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    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 grown by 6419% over five years.
    • The ECPI University diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
    Total Enrollment11,735 students1,577 students
    ECPI University Total Enrollment (2009-2016)
    # Full-Time Students11,030 students717 students
    ECPI University Full-Time Students (2009-2016)
    # Part-Time Students618 students860 students
    ECPI University Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
    % American Indian/Alaskan
    % Asian
    ECPI University Asian (2009-2016)
    % Hispanic
    ECPI University Hispanic (2009-2016)
    % Black
    ECPI University Black (2009-2016)
    % White
    ECPI University White (2009-2016)
    % Two or more races
    % Unknown races
    ECPI University Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
    Diversity Score0.650.62
    ECPI University Diversity Score (2009-2016)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,900$31,100

    Finances and Admission

    • The private state tuition of $15,051 is more than the state average of $14,297.
    Private State Tuition Fees$15,051$14,297
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)61%77%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)$20,656$9,500
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)$17,073$4,252
    Acceptance Rate84%83%
    ECPI University Percent Admitted (2009-2016)
    Source: 2016 (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

    • College Location Mi. Students
    • MedSpa Careers Institute
      Private, for profit
      10 students | 0.00 Mi800 Moorefield Park Drive
      Richmond VA  23236
    • 167 students | 2.10 Mi7914 Midlothian Turnpike
      Richmond VA  23235
    • 626 students | 3.60 Mi8141 Hull St Rd
      Richmond VA  23235
    • 205 students | 7.30 Mi751 WEST HUNDRED ROAD
      Chester VA  23836
    • Fortis College-Richmond
      Private, for profit
      491 students | 7.50 Mi2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
      Richmond VA  23230
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