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ECPI University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on ECPI University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors ECPI University offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is ECPI University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

ECPI University was awarded 35 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is computer and information sciences.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked ECPI University as #1,459 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

ECPI University is also ranked #40 out of 48 schools in Virginia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ECPI University?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, ECPI University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 71%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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ECPI University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at ECPI University it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at ECPI University is 44%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  44 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at ECPI University

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 ECPI University this rate is 53%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  53 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from ECPI University have a four-year graduation rate of 31%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  31 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at ECPI University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 13,142 undergraduates at ECPI University with 13,005 being full-time and 137 being part-time.

ECPI University Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 89.55 out of 100, ECPI University is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  89.55 out of 100
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How Much Does ECPI University Cost?

The overall average net price of ECPI University is $20,554. 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 ECPI University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At ECPI University, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $9,161 a year. That adds up to $36,644 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ECPI University is 13.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do ECPI University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from ECPI University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $34,600 in their early years. This is about 13% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at ECPI University make the most money.

Location of ECPI University

Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, ECPI University is a private for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of ECPI University

Contact details for ECPI University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5555 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: 757-490-9090

ECPI University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 18 majors graduated from ECPI University. Of these students, 3,261 received undergraduate degrees and 128 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Information Technology 329 $43,000
Nursing 159 $67,100
Business Administration & Management 128 $35,400
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 119 $47,100
Health & Medical Administrative Services 111 $31,300
Criminal Justice & Corrections 92 $31,100
Computer Programming 88 $42,900
Computer Engineering Technology 75 $49,100
Hospitality Management 39 $31,700
Accounting 35 $35,900

Learn more about the majors offered at ECPI University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ECPI University

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 7,147 students took at least one online class at ECPI University. This is an increase from the 5,326 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 7,147 2,966
2016-2017 5,326 2,779
2015-2016 3,793 2,941
2014-2015 3,317 2,071
2013-2014 2,670 1,616

Learn more about online learning at ECPI University.

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.


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