Skyline College-Roanoke (Closed 2015)

5234 Airport Rd
Roanoke, VA 24012
  • Skyline College, formerly ECPI Technical College, is a private Virginia based college focused on providing technology and medical programs of study for over 20 years. Skyline College excels in providing students the opportunity to fast track their career and earn an Associate's Degree in as little as 1.5 years or a Bachelor's in 2.5 through our Year-Round Schedule. Skyline College provides the opportunity to earn an education in technology, business, or healthcare that is focused on providing the education necessary to keep our students in step with today's workplace. Our programs are current, in depth, ""hands-on"", and job related.

School Highlights

Skyline College-Roanoke served 191 students (100% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 38% of the student body (majority Black), which was less than the state average of 49%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 56% over five years.
Skyline College-Roanoke(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociate'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 Faculty14 staff129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Skyline College-Roanoke has declined by 57% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The Skyline College-Roanoke diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment191 students2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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# Full-Time Students191 students914 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
3%
12%
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% Black
31%
21%
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% White
62%
51%
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% Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.520.67
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,245 is less than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,245$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$10,869
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,751$5,500
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Acceptance Rate68%64%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • A Virginia private college providing technology, business, and health sciences degree and diploma educational programs; graduate employment services; IT certification training. On-campus and online courses are available. 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 available at Roanoke, VA campus are Computer Electronics Engineering, Technology, IT/Networking & Security Management, Management Information Systems, Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting and Criminal Justice Technology. The college is accredited and approved by the Career College Association, Immigration and Naturalization Service, 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 Skyline College-Roanoke is American National University (3.8 miles away).
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