Founded in 1966, ECPI University is an independent, private, for-profit system of colleges with 14 campus locations spread across the southeastern United States. The school has been providing specialized programs and training in technology, business, health science, nursing, criminal justice and culinary arts for almost 50 years. Students will find flexibility with both online and campus-based programs. EPCI campuses can be found in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. EPCI University offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs in addition to professional diplomas and certificates.
ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees and diplomas.
ECPI University's faculty are all experienced professionals who have worked extensively in the fields they teach for many years. ECPI University encourages student-professor interaction, giving students the opportunity to form bonds with people who have succeeded in their field of study and learn from them both in and out of the classroom. Instructors share their personal experiences in the field, using real-world examples to teach their students. Instruction includes a combination of lecture and hands-on learning experiences.
ECPI University does not provide students with on-campus housing, although they may be able to provide assistance to students seeking housing near university campuses. The traditional ECPI campuses are equipped with full state-of-the-art labs and studios. Students can earn either an associate degree or a bachelor's degree in normal graduating time. The university's alumni network boasts over 10,000 members, allowing students to stay connected after graduation. ECPI also offers career services to help students with resume building, interviewing techniques and job placement after graduation. Career placement is not guaranteed.