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ECPI University Data & Information Overview

426 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
82% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is ECPI University Ranked?

#322 Best Colleges in Nation
#10 Best Colleges in VA
Nursing Highest Ranked Major
Quality Badge

2024 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 426 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked ECPI University as #322 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when ECPI University held the #351 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

ECPI University also holds the #10 spot on the Best Colleges in Virginia ranking.

See all of the rankings for ECPI University.

Is It Hard to Get Into ECPI University?

82% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at ECPI University is 82%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that ECPI University is a good fit for you.

Learn more about ECPI University admissions.

ECPI University Faculty

11 to 1 Student to Faculty
40% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At ECPI University, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

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 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  40 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at ECPI University

43% Freshmen Retention
33% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 43% rate at ECPI University is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  43 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At ECPI University this rate is 33%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  33 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at ECPI University.

ECPI University Undergraduate Student Diversity

13,869 Full-Time Undergraduates
58.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
61.4% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 13,983 undergraduates at ECPI University with 13,869 being full-time and 114 being part-time.

How Much Does ECPI University Cost?

$22,432 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
$32,100 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of ECPI University is $22,432. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for ECPI University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$21,716 $22,108 $23,472 $24,966 $26,834

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 60% of students took out student loans averaging $8,025 a year. That adds up to $32,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ECPI University is 11.4%. 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?

$36,822 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
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 $36,822 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 13% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at ECPI University make the most money.

Location of ECPI University

Virginia State
13,869 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
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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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

17 Majors With Completions
3,316 Undergraduate Degrees
155 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 17 majors graduated from ECPI University. Of these students, 3,316 received undergraduate degrees and 155 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 366 $46,142
Nursing 178 $62,355
Business Administration & Management 169 $38,589
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 131 $57,855
Health & Medical Administrative Services 109 $33,793
Computer Programming 90 $43,195
Criminal Justice & Corrections 81 $33,404
Computer Engineering Technology 38 $51,089
Accounting 27 $40,281
Hospitality Management 26 $26,453

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

Online Learning at ECPI University

47% Take At Least One Class Online
27% Take All Classes Online

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 2020-2021, 5,920 students took at least one online class at ECPI University. This is a decrease from the 6,463 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 5,920 3,327
2019-2020 6,463 3,860
2018-2019 6,807 3,135
2017-2018 7,147 2,966
2016-2017 5,326 2,779

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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