ECPI College of Technology (Newport News): Narrative Description

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1001 Omni Blvd., No. 100
Newport News, VA 23606
Tel: (757)838-9191
Fax: (757)827-5351
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Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: suburban campus. Total enrollment: 576. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 256 applied, 71% were admitted. Full-time: 576 students, 36% women, 64% men. Students come from 34 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 47% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 64% 25 or older, 74% transferred in. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $100.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 6 open to all. Most popular organizations: SETA, IEEE, NVTHS, Accounting Society, CSI. Major annual events: Commencement, picnic. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: building and parking lot security. College housing not available. ECPI-Virginia Beach Library with 13,014 books, 168 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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