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

$32.4 million

ECC Foundation

Total Assets $3,287,279
Endowed Net Assets $2,891,643

Student Enrollment

Curriculum Students

Fall 2020 1,621
Spring 2021 (estimate) 1,489

Continuing Education Students

January 2020 – December 2020 2,898

Curriculum Students

Fall 2020

Average Age 28
Female 77%
Male 23%
Part-time students 84%
Employed while enrolled 43%
Edgecombe County Residents 50%
Out-of-county residents 50%

Continuing Education Students

Female 47%
Male 53%

Tuition and Fees

2022

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 92%
Students receiving PELL grants 86% (942 students)
Average PELL award amount $3,132
Total PELL awards $2,950,667

ECC Foundation Assistance

Scholarships available 112
Average award amount $150 – 1,000
Total scholarships $65,000

Offerings

Curriculum Programs

Degree programs 49
Diploma programs 25
Certificate programs 55
Collaborative high school certificate programs 25

Continuing Education Programs

Classes (Fall 2020 – Summer 2022) 643
  • Occupational Extension – Computer Skills, Effective Teacher Training, Medication Aide, NAI Refresher, Nurse Aide I & II, Phlebotomy, Real Estate, Safety/OSHA/Hazcom/Hazwoper Training, Spanish for the Workplace, Welding, Forklift Operator, 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 393
Students 1,390

Types of Online Learning:

  • Online – Online courses anytime and anywhere internet access is available. Classroom attendance is not required.
  • Hybrid – Combination of in-person and online classes. Meets 49% or less in person.
  • Blended – Combination of in-person and online classes. Meets at least 50% or more in person.

Library

Print volumes 33,243
Electronic resources 308,198
Computers, printers, copiers 65
Information Literacy orientations and classes  20

Faculty & Staff

Full-time curriculum faculty 66
Part-time curriculum faculty 76
Full-time staff 78
Student/instructor ratio 13:1

Curriculum Faculty Degrees

Doctorate degree 6%
Master’s degree 55%
Bachelor’s degree 24%
Associate’s degree 16%
Diplomas & other credentials 9%