• 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 - Richmond 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 48%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 11,735 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,039
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

ECPI University - Richmond ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

ECPI University - Richmond
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates--Private For-profit 4-year Pr
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
4 or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
129 staff

Student Body

The student population of ECPI University - Richmond has grown by 1839% over five years.
The ECPI University - Richmond diversity score of 0.66 is equal to the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,735 students
2,050 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
# Full-Time Students
11,030 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
618 students
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
11,648 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
3%
7%
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% Hispanic
8%
12%
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% Black
41%
21%
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% White
41%
52%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.66
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
2.29%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2010)
$41,900
$31,400

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,039 is more than the state average of $15,561.
Private State Tuition Fees
$16,039
$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
61%
75%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)
$20,656
$8,165
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)
$17,073
$4,225
Acceptance Rate
84%
71%
This chart display the percent admitted of ECPI University -  Richmond and the community college average percent admitted of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does ECPI University - Richmond cost?

ECPI University - Richmond's private state tuition is approximately $16,039.

What is the acceptance rate of ECPI University - Richmond?

The acceptance rate of ECPI University - Richmond is 84%, which is higher than the state average of 71%.

What is ECPI University - Richmond's ranking?

ECPI University - Richmond ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 11,735 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,039
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Chesterfield County, VA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Chesterfield County, VA is ECPI University - Richmond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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