Skyline College-Roanoke (Closed 2015)

5234 Airport Rd
Roanoke, VA 24012-0000
Tel: (540)563-8080
  • 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 serves 191 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Skyline College-Roanoke is the only community colleges within Roanoke City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college is American National University (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 56% over five years.
Skyline College-Roanoke(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty14 staff45 staff
Skyline College-Roanoke Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 191 has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment191 students1,577 students
Skyline College-Roanoke Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:136:1
Skyline College-Roanoke Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students191 students717 students
Skyline College-Roanoke Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Skyline College-Roanoke Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Skyline College-Roanoke Asian (2012-2016)
% Hispanic
Skyline College-Roanoke Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Skyline College-Roanoke Black (2007-2016)
% White
Skyline College-Roanoke White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Skyline College-Roanoke More (2011-2016)
Skyline College-Roanoke Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.62
Skyline College-Roanoke Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900-
Skyline College-Roanoke Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,245 is less than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,245$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
Skyline College-Roanoke % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000-
Skyline College-Roanoke Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,752-
Skyline College-Roanoke Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate68%83%
Skyline College-Roanoke Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
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.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.