ECPI College of Technology (Virginia Beach): Narrative Description
ECPI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (VIRGINIA BEACH) J-15
5555 Greenwich Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Web Site: http://www.ecpi.edu/
Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 8-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 4,391. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 1,433 applied, 69% were admitted. Full-time: 4,312 students, 47% women, 53% men. Part-time: 79 students, 43% women, 57% men. Students come from 6 states and territories, 10% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 43% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 50% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Advanced placement, freshman honors college, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $100.
Orientation program. Social organizations: 6 open to all. Most popular organizations: SETA, IEEE, NVTHS, ITE, Accounting Society. Major annual event: picnic. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: building and parking lot security. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. ECPI-Virginia Beach Library with an OPAC and a Web page. 600 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.