ECPI University Overview
ECPI University is a private for-profit institution situated in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Virginia Beach is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is ECPI University Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at ECPI University.
- In 2017-2018, 44% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average ECPI University student 4.0 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
ECPI University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
ECPI University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#87||Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#89||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#102||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#175||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ECPI University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards ECPI University has earned from around the web.
|#43||Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#50||Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
Where Is ECPI University?
Contact details for ECPI University are given below.
|Address:||5555 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462|
How Do I Get Into ECPI University?
You can apply to ECPI University online at: www.ecpi.edu/apply-now
Admission Requirements for ECPI University
|High School GPA||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||recommended|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into ECPI University?
Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.
Can I Afford ECPI University?
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 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.
ECPI University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 345 graduate students at the school.
Of the 13,005 full-time undergraduates at ECPI University, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of ECPI University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||5,098|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,432|
Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at ECPI University. At this time, 40 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 9 countries are represented at ECPI University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Ethiopia, and Australia.
Online Learning at ECPI University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at ECPI University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of ECPI University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at ECPI University was 17.8%. This is the #973 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ECPI University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of ECPI University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health Professions||26%|
|Business Administration & Management||13%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||4%|
|Mechanical Engineering Technology||21%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at ECPI University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at ECPI University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
ECPI University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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