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

$31.7 million

ECC Foundation

Total Assets $2,053,852
Endowed Net Assets $1,565,903

Student Enrollment

Curriculum Students

Fall 2018 2,086
Spring 2019 1,940

Continuing Education Students

Fall 2017 – Summer 2018 8,722

Curriculum Students

Fall 2018

Average Age 30
Female 75%
Male 25%
Part-time students 60%
Employed while enrolled 47%
Edgecombe County Residents 46%
Out-of-county residents 54%

Continuing Education Students

Female 44%
Male 56%

Tuition and Fees

2019

In-state per semester hour $76 tuition, $88 tuition & fees
Maximum $1,352 per semester (16+ hours)
Out-of-state per semester hour $268 tuition, $280 tuition & fees
Maximum $4,424 per semester (16+ hours)

Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid

Students receiving PELL grants 73% (1,555 students)
Average award amount $3,530
Total PELL awards $5,490,374

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 2017 – Summer 2018) 960
  • 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 2018 & Spring 2019)

Courses 241
Students 2,015

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 31,904
Electronic resources 1,360
Computers, printers, copiers 67
Information Literacy orientations and classes  68

Faculty & Staff

Full-time curriculum faculty 82
Part-time curriculum faculty 100
Full-time staff 114
Student/instructor ratio 10:1

Curriculum Faculty Degrees

Doctorate degree 8%
Master’s degree 59%
Bachelor’s degree 17%
Associate’s degree 6%
Diplomas & other credentials 10%