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

$28.7 million

ECC Foundation

Total Assets $3,159,460.74
Endowed Net Assets $2,289,054.00

Student Enrollment

Curriculum Students

Fall 2020 1,552
Spring 2021 (estimate) 1,456

Continuing Education Students

January 2020 – December 2020 2,348

Curriculum Students

Fall 2020

Average Age 27
Female 77%
Male 23%
Part-time students 80%
Employed while enrolled 43%
Edgecombe County Residents 49%
Out-of-county residents 51%

Continuing Education Students

Female 48%
Male 52%

Tuition and Fees

2021

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 90%
Students receiving PELL grants 82% (951 students)
Average PELL award amount $3,185
Total PELL awards $3,028,473

ECC Foundation Assistance

Scholarships available 140
Average award amount $100 – 1,000
Total scholarships $75,000

Offerings

Curriculum Programs

Degree programs 46
Diploma programs 20
Certificate programs 63
Collaborative high school certificate programs 22

Continuing Education Programs

Classes (Fall 2019 – Summer 2020) 842
  • 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 High School Diploma Program, ELA English Language Acquisition (formerly ESL), High School Equivalency Program, Pre-Curriculum/Pre-Employment Academic Remediation, Transition to Post-Secondary Education
  • 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 2020 & Spring 2021)

Courses 222
Students 1,563

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 32,655
Electronic resources 307,476
Computers, printers, copiers 67
Information Literacy orientations and classes  25

Faculty & Staff

Full-time curriculum faculty 70
Part-time curriculum faculty 59
Full-time staff 75
Student/instructor ratio 13:1

Curriculum Faculty Degrees

Doctorate degree 10%
Master’s degree 50%
Bachelor’s degree 20%
Associate’s degree 12%
Diplomas & other credentials 8%