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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, 2 buildings
   
Operating Budget $36 million
 
ECC Foundation
Total Assets $2,072,073
Endowed Net Assets $1,464,525
 
Student Enrollment
Curriculum Students
Fall 2013 2,869
Spring 2014 2,828
   
Continuing Education Students
Fall 2012 – Summer 2013 7,240
 
Curriculum Students
Average Age 31
Female 72%
Male 28%
Part-time students 67%
Employed while enrolled 38%
Edgecombe County Residents 56%
Out-of-county residents 44%
 
Continuing Education Students
Female 53%
Male 47%
 
Tuition and Fees
2014 – 2015
In-state per semester hour $72.00 + $0.75 activity fee, $1 technology fee, $1 parking & security fee
  Maximum $1,188.00 per semester (16+ hours)
Out-of-state per semester hour $264.00 + $0.75 activity fee, $1 technology fee, $1 parking & security fee
  Maximum $4,260.00 per semester (16+ hours)
 
Financial Aid
Federal Financial Aid
  • Students receiving PELL grants
96% (2,756 students)
  • Average award amount
$2,823
  • Total PELL awards
$11,398,699
 
ECC Foundation Assistance
  • Scholarships available
100
  • Average award amount
$100 – 1,000
  • Total scholarships
$75,000
 
Offerings
Curriculum Programs
  • Degree programs – 40
  • Diploma programs – 23
  • Certificate programs – 59
  • Collaborative high school diploma programs – 8
  • Collaborative high school certificate programs – 17
Continuing Education Programs
Classes (Fall 2012 - Summer 2013) 1,330
  • Occupational Extension – Computer Skills, Effective Teacher Training, EKG Technician, 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
 
Distance Education (Spring 2013 & Fall 2013)
Courses 260
Students 3,481
Types of Distance Learning:
  • Online – Internet-based instruction
  • Hybrid – A blend of online instruction and traditional classroom instruction
  • Information Highway – Two-way video instruction
 
Library
  • Print volumes – 29,817
  • Electronic resources – 1,284
  • Computers, printers, copiers
  • Information Literacy orientations and classes
 
Faculty & Staff
Full-time curriculum faculty 79
Full-time staff 118
Student/instructor ratio 15:1
 
Curriculum Faculty Degrees
  • Doctorate degree
  • Master’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Associate’s degree & special certification in field
4%
63%
20%
13%