Edgecombe Community College

Edgecombe Community College

Edgecombe Community College, also known as ECC, is located in North Carolina, United States. It was established in the year 1967. The college campus consists of more than 8 buildings that spread across an area of 120 acres. ECC offers various master, bachelor, and associate degrees in several fields of study. It also offers a number of special certification courses. Other courses are also available through ECC's distance education programs. ECC offers continuing education courses as well.

ECC aims to maintain an active student life. The campus is home to various clubs and organizations including the Student Government Association, Human Services Organization, Student Nurses Association, and Phi Theta Kappa, among others.

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Edgecombe Community College
2009 W Wilson St
Tarboro , NC 27886
General Phone: (252) 823-5166

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Edgecombe Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology106medical assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, health diagnostic professions, mental health services tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine61registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Family and Social Work50child care management
Business and Management39business management, accounting technology
Medical Administration37medical records tech, medical transcription
Liberal Arts33liberal arts and sciences
Mechanics and Repair18autobody repair, automobile mechanics, motorcycle mechanic
Computer Science and Engineering15systems analyst, computer networking
Beauty and Cosmetology13cosmetology, manicurist
Office and Administration9executive secretary
Engineering Technician9electronics tech, industrial production tech, mechanical engineering tech
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and safety
Construction Trades3property management

Number of programs and degrees for Edgecombe Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree26416
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years10815
Award of less than 1 academic year252

Edgecombe Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Edgecombe Community College had a total enrollment of 1,687 students (1,775 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 40%
Black 56%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 14%
20-21 12%
22-24 10%
25-29 16%
30-34 13%
35-39 12%
40-49 10%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina84%
State unknown16%

Edgecombe Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 47 %
Part-Time 39 %

Edgecombe Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Tarboro, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Edgecombe Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,419
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,538
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Edgecombe Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 885500)

Edgecombe Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3045

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year30$49,31045$45,422
All faculty totalacademic year30$49,31045$45,422

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Edgecombe Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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