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Eastern Shore Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Eastern Shore Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Eastern Shore Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Eastern Shore Community College was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

ESCC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ESCC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Eastern Shore Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Eastern Shore Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Eastern Shore Community College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Eastern Shore Community College is 41%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  41 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Shore Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Eastern Shore Community College this rate is 56%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  56 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at ESCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 620 undergraduates at ESCC with 149 being full-time and 471 being part-time.

ESCC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

ESCC scored 48.34 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  48.34 out of 100
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How Much Does Eastern Shore Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of ESCC is $4,766. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ESCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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How Much Money Do ESCC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from ESCC make about $24,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 39% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Eastern Shore Community College make the most money.

Location of Eastern Shore Community College

Located in Melfa, Virginia, Eastern Shore Community College is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of ESCC.

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Contact details for ESCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 29300 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, VA 23410
Phone: 757-789-1789

Eastern Shore Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Eastern Shore Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ESCC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 135 students took at least one online class at Eastern Shore Community College. This is an increase from the 116 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 135 20
2016-2017 116 22
2015-2016 151 33
2014-2015 162 28
2013-2014 177 30

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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