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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, 9 buildings
Rocky Mount campus
  • 1 city block, 2 buildings
   
Operating Budget $38 million
 
ECC Foundation
Total Assets $1,697,830
Endowed Net Assets $1,281,863
 
Student Enrollment
Curriculum Students
Spring 2013 2,897
Fall 2012 3,033
   
Continuing Education Students
Fall 2011 – Summer 2012 7,745
 
Curriculum Students
Average Age 31
Female 82%
Male 18%
Part-time students 53%
Employed while enrolled 42%
Edgecombe County Residents 55%
Out-of-county residents 45%
 
Continuing Education Students
Female 51%
Male 49%
 
Tuition and Fees
2012 – 2013
In-state per semester hour $69.00 + $0.75 activity fee, $1 technology fee, $1 parking & security fee
  Maximum $1,140.00 per semester (16+ hours)
Out-of-state per semester hour $261.00 + $0.75 activity fee, $1 technology fee, $1 parking & security fee
  Maximum $4,212.00 per semester (16+ hours)
 
Financial Aid
Federal Financial Aid
  • Students receiving PELL grants
92% (2,788 students)
  • Average award amount
$2,775
  • Total PELL awards
$9,411,530 est.
 
ECC Foundation Assistance
  • Scholarships available
100
  • Average award amount
$100 – 1,000
  • Total scholarships
$100,000
 
Offerings
Curriculum Programs
  • Degree programs – 31
    • Collaborative degree programs with other N.C. community colleges – 4
  • Diploma programs – 26
    • Collaborative diploma programs with other N.C. community colleges – 2
  • Certificate programs – 41
Continuing Education Programs
Classes (Fall 2011 - Summer 2012) 1,247
  • Occupational Extension - Computer Skills, Effective Teacher Training, EMS & EMT, Firefighter Training, Introduction to Electronics Manufacturing, Introduction to Tire Manufacturing, Law Enforcement & K9 Training, Leadership Skills, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt, Mammography, Medication Aide, Nurse Aide I & II, Phlebotomy, Real Estate, Safety/OSHA/Hazcom/Hazwoper Training, Spanish, Welding, etc. 
  • Human Resources Development - Career Readiness Certification Prep, Skills, SUPER Man, SUPER Woman, Technology in the Workplace, etc. 
  • Basic Skills - GED, Adult High School, Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, etc. 
  • Small Business Center - Rural Entrepreneurship Through Action Learning (REAL), Small Business Consulting, Starting Your Own Business, etc. 
  • Special Programs - Alive @ 25/Defensive Driving, Ed2Go online courses, Food & Wine Appreciation, Historic Preservation, Notary Public, Upholstery, etc.
 
Distance Education (Spring 2012 & Fall 2012)
Courses 292
Students 4,108
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 – 29,567
  • Electronic resources – 1,149
  • Computers, printers, copiers
  • Information Literacy orientations and classes
 
Faculty & Staff
Full-time curriculum faculty 82
Full-time staff 121
Student/instructor ratio 15:1
 
Curriculum Faculty Degrees
  • Doctorate degree
  • Master’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Associate’s degree & special certification in field
5%
64%
18%
13%