ECPI Technical College: Narrative Description

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800 Moorefield Park Dr.
Richmond, VA 23236
Tel: (804)330-5533; 800-986-1200; Admissions: (804)330-5533; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 448. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 185 applied, 46% were admitted. Full-time: 448 students, 33% women, 67% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 43% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 46% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. 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, interview. Recommended: SAT I and SAT II or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $100.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Most popular organizations: Collegiate Secretaries International, Data Processing Management Association, Student Electronics Technicians Association, Future Office Assistants, National Vocational-Technical Honor Society. Major annual event: picnics. Campus security: building and parking lot security. College housing not available. ECPI-Richmond Library with 3,165 books, 81 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 190 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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