Fast Facts

Founding

Edgecombe Technical Institute opened as an extension unit of Wilson County Technical Institute in 1967. In August 1968, the new school held its first classes.

Facilities

Tarboro campus 120 acres, 11 buildings
Rocky Mount campus 1 city block, 3 buildings

Operating Budget

$35.6 million

ECC Foundation

Total Assets $2,221,364
Endowed Net Assets $1,565,903

Student Enrollment

Curriculum Students

Fall 2015 2,412
Spring 2016 2,315

Continuing Education Students

Fall 2015 – Summer 2016 9,082

Curriculum Students

Fall 2016

Average Age 30
Female 75%
Male 25%
Part-time students 60%
Employed while enrolled 48%
Edgecombe County Residents 45%
Out-of-county residents 55%

Continuing Education Students

Female 47%
Male 53%

Tuition and Fees

2017

In-state per semester hour $76 + $1 activity fee, $1 technology fee, $1 parking & security fee
Maximum $1,256 per semester (16+ hours)
Out-of-state per semester hour $268 + $1 activity fee, $1 technology fee, $1 parking & security fee
Maximum $4,328 per semester (16+ hours)

Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid

Students receiving PELL grants 97% (2,568 students)
Average award amount $2,865
Total PELL awards $11,617,806

ECC Foundation Assistance

Scholarships available 100
Average award amount $100 – 1,000
Total scholarships $75,000

Offerings

Curriculum Programs

Degree programs 44
Diploma programs 24
Certificate programs 63
Collaborative high school diploma programs 7
Collaborative high school certificate programs 24

Continuing Education Programs

Classes (Fall 2015 – Summer 2016) 1,078
  • Occupational Extension – Computer Skills, Effective Teacher Training, Introduction to Electronics Manufacturing, Introduction to Tire Manufacturing, Home Care Aide, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt, Medication Aide, NAI Refresher, NAII Refresher, Nurse Aide I & II, Phlebotomy, Real Estate, Safety/OSHA/Hazcom/Hazwoper Training, Spanish, Workplace Spanish for EMS & Firefighters, Welding, etc.
  • Human Resources Development – Career Readiness Certification Prep; Interview, Resumé, Application (IRA) Workshop; Job Smart for the 21st Century; NC Works; On Target Employment; Technology in the Workplace; Transitions to Employment; etc.
  • College & Career Readiness – Adult HS Diploma Program, Compensatory Education, English as a Second Language, High School Equivalency Program, Pre-Curriculum Remediation, etc.
  • Small Business Center – Small Business Consulting, Starting Your Own Business, etc.
  • Special Programs – Alive@25/Defensive Driving, Community Theatre, Community Service, Early Educator Certification Renewal, Ed2Go online courses, Food & Wine Appreciation, Gunsmithing, Historic Preservation, Hobbies and Crafts, Notary Public, Tourism, Upholstery, etc.
  • Public Safety – ACLS, Correctional Training, CPR, EMS & EMT, Firefighter Training, Law Enforcement & K9 Training, PALS

Online Education (Fall 2015 & Spring 2016)

Courses 201
Students 2,121

Types of Online Learning:

  • Online – Internet-based instruction
  • Hybrid – A blend of online instruction and traditional classroom instruction
  • Information Highway – Two-way video instruction

Library

Print volumes 31,641
Electronic resources 1,320
Computers, printers, copiers  66
Information Literacy orientations and classes  64

Faculty & Staff

Full-time curriculum faculty 79
Part-time curriculum faculty 98
Full-time staff 92
Student/instructor ratio 15:1

Curriculum Faculty Degrees

Doctorate degree 6%
Master’s degree 60%
Bachelor’s degree 19%
Associate’s degree 7%
Diplomas & other credentials 8%