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Edgecombe Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Edgecombe Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Edgecombe Community College Ranked?

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.

Edgecombe Community College was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Edgecombe Community College 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 Edgecombe Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Edgecombe Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Edgecombe 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 Edgecombe Community College, this ratio is 18 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

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 Edgecombe Community College is 38%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  38 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Edgecombe 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 Edgecombe Community College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

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Edgecombe Community College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,198 undergraduates at Edgecombe Community College with 693 being full-time and 1,505 being part-time.

Edgecombe Community College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and 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 8.23 out of 100, Edgecombe Community College is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  8.23 out of 100
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How Much Does Edgecombe Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Edgecombe Community College is $5,440. 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 Edgecombe Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Edgecombe Community College, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $5,202 a year. That adds up to $20,808 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Edgecombe Community College is 19.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Edgecombe Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Edgecombe Community College make about $25,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 37% 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 Edgecombe Community College make the most money.

Location of Edgecombe Community College

Edgecombe Community College is a public institution situated in Tarboro, North Carolina. Edgecombe Community College is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Location of Edgecombe Community College

Contact details for Edgecombe Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2009 W Wilson St, Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Edgecombe Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Edgecombe Community College

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, 1,437 students took at least one online class at Edgecombe Community College. This is an increase from the 1,394 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,437 795
2016-2017 1,394 717
2015-2016 1,315 667
2014-2015 1,307 710
2013-2014 1,218 609

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