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, 12 buildings
Rocky Mount campus 1 city block, 3 buildings

Operating Budget

$29.4 million

ECC Foundation

Total Assets $2,580,746
Endowed Net Assets $1,960,893

Student Enrollment

Curriculum Students

Fall 2019 2,184
Spring 2020 (estimate) 1,805

Continuing Education Students

January 2019 – December 2019 4,776

Curriculum Students

Fall 2019

Average Age 28
Female 73%
Male 27%
Part-time students 76%
Employed while enrolled 48%
Edgecombe County Residents 43%
Out-of-county residents 57%

Continuing Education Students

Female 49%
Male 51%

Tuition and Fees

2020

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 federal aid, including PELL grants, loans, and work-study 91%
Students receiving PELL grants 59% (1,278 students)
Average PELL award amount $3,899
Total PELL awards $4,982,426

ECC Foundation Assistance

Scholarships available 125
Average award amount $100 – 1,000
Total scholarships $100,000

Offerings

Curriculum Programs

Degree programs 40
Diploma programs 27
Certificate programs 63
Collaborative high school certificate programs 29

Continuing Education Programs

Classes (Fall 2018 – Summer 2019) 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 Service, Ed2Go online courses, Gunsmithing, Historic Preservation, Hobbies and Crafts, Notary Public, Upholstery, etc.
  • Public Safety – ACLS, Correctional Training, CPR, EMS & EMT, Firefighter Training, Law Enforcement & K9 Training, PALS

Online Education (Fall 2019 & Spring 2020)

Courses 465
Students 2,249

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 3,553
Electronic resources 3,200
Computers, printers, copiers 67
Information Literacy orientations and classes  68

Faculty & Staff

Full-time curriculum faculty 72
Part-time curriculum faculty 79
Full-time staff 80
Student/instructor ratio 13:1

Curriculum Faculty Degrees

Doctorate degree 10%
Master’s degree 55%
Bachelor’s degree 17%
Associate’s degree 11%
Diplomas & other credentials 7%