ECPI University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,584
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$22,072
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.5%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
80.4%
5,542 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
14,353
99.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
38.5%
216 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 (316 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (152 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (114 degrees).

In 2020, 4,076 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at ECPI University. 64.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,758 degrees), 1.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1509 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at ECPI University is $16,584, which is $4,755 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at ECPI University is $16,584, which is $4,755 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,072.

In 2020, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,584
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at ECPI University was $16,584. The cost of tuition at ECPI University is $4,755 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$22,072
2020 Value
9.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 ECPI University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,072. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of ECPI University grew by 9.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,670
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at ECPI University was of $8,670 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 15.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at ECPI University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 4.62% with respect to 2019, when 65% 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.
11.5%
2018 Default Rate
647
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at ECPI University was 11.5%, which represents 647 out of the 5647 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 5,542 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.79% annual decline. Out of those 5,542 applicants, 4,453 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.4% acceptance rate.

There were 14,353 students enrolled at ECPI University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

ECPI University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
4,453
Accepted Out of 5,542

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of ECPI University was 80.4% (4,453 admissions from 5,542 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 73.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −2.79%, while admissions grew by 5.82%.

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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 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

ECPI University has a total enrollment of 14,353 students. The full-time enrollment at ECPI University is 14,239 students and the part-time enrollment is 114. This means that 99.2% of students enrolled at ECPI University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at ECPI University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.6% Black or African American, 38.1% White, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.54% Two or More Races, 3.1% Asian, 0.718% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.439% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at ECPI University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (28.3%), followed by White Female (20.1%) and White Male (17.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.2%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Black or African American Female (15.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at ECPI University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,353 students. The full-time enrollment at ECPI University is 14,239 and the part-time enrollment is 114. This means that 99.2% of students enrolled at ECPI University are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2020 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 (66%), 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
    5,688
  2. White
    5,472
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,528

The enrolled student population at ECPI University is 39.6% Black or African American, 38.1% White, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.54% Two or More Races, 3.1% Asian, 0.718% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.439% 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 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 537 students (3.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1192 more women than men received degrees from ECPI University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at ECPI University is white (1,758 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1509 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at ECPI University is Computer & Information Systems Security (316 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (152 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (114 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 Engineering Technologies (329 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (853 degrees), and Health (2,353 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 (1,388,841 people), Software developers (552,839 people), Other managers (212,471 people), Medical & health services managers (154,904 people), and Police officers (142,724 people).

The most specialized majors at ECPI University are Engineering Technologies (329 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (853 degrees), Health (2,353 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (174 degrees), and Protective Services (98 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 Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at ECPI University are Engineering Technologies (329 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (853 degrees), Health (2,353 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (174 degrees), and Protective Services (98 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 (1,518,826 people), Computer Systems Design (598,193 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (370,661 people), Elementary & secondary schools (302,209 people), and Outpatient care centers (244,282 people).

The most specialized majors at ECPI University are Engineering Technologies (329 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (853 degrees), Health (2,353 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (174 degrees), and Protective Services (98 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.
Most Common
  1. 316 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 152 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 114 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at ECPI University was Computer & Information Systems Security with 316 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,442
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,634
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,442 degrees were awarded to men at ECPI University, which is 0.547 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,634).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 306 degrees were awarded to men at ECPI University in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 4.37 times more than the 70 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 768 degrees were awarded to women at ECPI University in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 18.3 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 41% of students graduating from ECPI University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at ECPI University is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 6.94% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,758 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,509 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    435 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at ECPI University is white (1,758 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1509 degrees).

0.368% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    1,110 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,016 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    742 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at ECPI University is black or african american female (1,110 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,016 degrees).

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Operations

ECPI University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.25M (NaNM%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, ECPI University had a total salary expenditure of $217M. ECPI University employs 227 Instructors, 159 Associate professors, and 25 Professors. Most academics at ECPI University are Female Instructors (189), Male Associate professors(93), and Female Associate professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at ECPI University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 418 employees, Management, with 104 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, 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

Salary Expenditure

$91.7M
2020 Salaries
6.56%
growth from 2019

In 2020, ECPI University paid a median of $91.7M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($217M) and a 6.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.08% growth from 2018 and a 3.89% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$30.2M
Instructional Salaries
415
Number of Employees

In 2020, ECPI University paid a total of $30.2M to 415 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
227 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
418 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at ECPI University were Instructor with 227 employees; Associate professor with 159 employees; and Associate professor with 25 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at ECPI University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 418 employees; Management with 104 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at ECPI University was Female Instructor with 189 employees, Male Associate professor with 93 employees, and Female Associate professor with 66 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at ECPI University.

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