ECPI University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,996

1.88% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,779

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

13.7%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

71.3%

5,298 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

11,972

98.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

27.4%

78 Graduates

About

ECPI University is a higher education institution located in Virginia Beach city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at ECPI University were Computer & Information Systems Security (319 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (146 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (117 degrees).

In 2017, 3,849 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at ECPI University. 61.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,667 degrees), 1.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1410 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at ECPI University is $14,996, which is $2,106 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at ECPI University is $14,996, which is $2,106 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,779.

In 2017, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,996

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at ECPI University was $14,996. The cost of tuition at ECPI University is $2,106 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$19,779

2017 Value

4.16%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 ECPI University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,779. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of ECPI University grew by 4.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,250

Room and Board

$780

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at ECPI University was of $8,250 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $780. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at ECPI University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.69% with respect to 2016, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

13.7%

2016 Default Rate

801

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at ECPI University was 13.7%, which represents 801 out of the 5839 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

ECPI University received 5,298 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 10.1% annual growth. Out of those 5,298 applicants, 3,777 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.3% acceptance rate.

There were 11,972 students enrolled at ECPI University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

ECPI University has an overall enrollment yield of 34.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,777

Accepted Out of 5,298

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of ECPI University was 71.3% (3,777 admissions from 5,298 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 71.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 10.1%, while admissions grew by 10.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at ECPI University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

ECPI University has a total enrollment of 11,972 students. The full-time enrollment at ECPI University is 11,739 students and the part-time enrollment is 233. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at ECPI University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at ECPI University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.3% Black or African American, 41% White, 9.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.94% Asian, 2.81% Two or More Races, 1.07% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.626% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at ECPI University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (26.9%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and White Female (19.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (37%), followed by Black or African American Female (19.8%) and Black or African American Male (19.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at ECPI University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,972 students. The full-time enrollment at ECPI University is 11,739 and the part-time enrollment is 233. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at ECPI University are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at ECPI University was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), ECPI University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    4,939

  2. White

    4,905

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,092

The enrolled student population at ECPI University is 41.3% Black or African American, 41% White, 9.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.94% Asian, 2.81% Two or More Races, 1.07% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.626% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 133 students (1.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 865 more women than men received degrees from ECPI University. The majority of degree recipients at ECPI University are white (1,667 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1410 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at ECPI University is Computer & Information Systems Security (319 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (146 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (117 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at ECPI University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (807 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (316 degrees), and Health (2,074 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at ECPI University are Registered nurses (1,311,561 people), Software developers (439,565 people), Other managers (205,475 people), Medical & health services managers (143,632 people), and Computer occupations, all other (137,493 people).

The most specialized majors at ECPI University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (807 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (316 degrees), Health (2,074 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (225 degrees), and Protective Services (146 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at ECPI University are Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at ECPI University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (807 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (316 degrees), Health (2,074 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (225 degrees), and Protective Services (146 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at ECPI University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,487,218 people), Computer Systems Design (531,228 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (332,751 people), Elementary & secondary schools (323,441 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (230,609 people).

The most specialized majors at ECPI University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (807 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (316 degrees), Health (2,074 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (225 degrees), and Protective Services (146 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by ECPI University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at ECPI University was Computer & Information Systems Security with 319 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,492

  2. 2,357

In 2017, 1,492 degrees were awarded to men at ECPI University, which is 0.633 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,357).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 291 degrees were awarded to men at ECPI University in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 6.47 times more than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 579 degrees were awarded to women at ECPI University in Medical Assistant, which is 14.8 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%

100% Completion Time

32%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 31% of students graduating from ECPI University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (39.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at ECPI University is Male and White (39.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11.5% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,667 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,410 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    367 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at ECPI University is white (1,667 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1410 degrees).

1.79% of degree recipients (69 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    982 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    905 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    762 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at ECPI University is black or african american female (982 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (905 degrees).

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Operations

ECPI University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $135k (N/A%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, ECPI University had a total expenditure of $165M. Of that $165M, they spent $76.7M on salaries and $165M on benefits.

ECPI University employs 198 Instructors, 168 Associate professors, and 21 Professors. Most academics at ECPI University are Female Instructors (150), Male Associate professors(111), and Female Associate professors (57).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at ECPI University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 341 employees, Management, with 110 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

ECPI University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of ECPI University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, ECPI University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$76.7M

Salary Expenditure

$165M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, ECPI University had a total expenditure of $165M. Of that $165M, they spent $76.7M on salaries and $165M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$76.7M

2017 Salaries

2.1%

growth from 2016

In 2017, ECPI University paid a median of $76.7M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($165M) and a 2.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.59% growth from 2015 and a 14.2% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$26M

Instructional Salaries

387

Number of Employees

In 2017, ECPI University paid a total of $26M to 387 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

198 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

341 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at ECPI University were Instructor with 198 employees; Associate professor with 168 employees; and Associate professor with 21 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at ECPI University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 341 employees; Management with 110 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at ECPI University was Female Instructor with 150 employees, Male Associate professor with 111 employees, and Female Associate professor with 57 employees.

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