ECPI Technical College (Richmond): Narrative Description

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800 Moorefield Park Dr.
Richmond, VA 23236
Tel: (804)330-5533
Free: 800-986-1200
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Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 512. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 176 applied, 75% were admitted. Full-time: 512 students, 36% women, 64% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% 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 and SAT Subject Tests 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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