ECPI University

About us

Location Virginia Beach city, United States Funding Type Private
No of Students 12000 Establishment University
Founded In 1966 Estimated Cost of Living 10000 USD

Choosing a college is an extremely important decision, and it’s one that should be based on facts. As they say in sports, “You are what your record says you are.” On that count, ECPI University certainly rates among the best.



You have no time to waste in starting, or changing, your career. Through ECPI University’s year-round schedule, you could complete your bachelor’s degree in 2.5 years and Master’s degree in 15 months!


2. You’ll Experience Learning Through Hands-on Instruction 

ECPI University’s hands-on learning environment empowers students to learn by doing, inspiring them to become immersed in the educational experience. To complement a strong theoretical foundation, instructors employ a range of interactive tools including simulations, virtualizations, and hands-on labs. This practical approach to teaching encourages independence, engages the mind, lends itself to greater retention, and builds valuable real-world experience. No matter the subject matter—technology, health science, nursing, business, criminal justice, or culinary arts—the evidence is overwhelming: people learn best when they learn “hands-on.”


3. ECPI University’s Curriculum is Focused Around Employer & Industry Needs

Today’s employers are looking for graduates with specific skills—they don’t want to spend time and money training new employees. Because ECPI University develops and updates its programs based on employer feedback and industry demand, our graduates have the opportunity to meet and exceed those expectations. Our valuable employer partnerships open doors for career-ready graduates.


4. ECPI University’s Student Success Services are Unmatched

Our career services team prepares you for your new career from orientation until your new career begins. Whether it is providing résumé and interview assistance, or helping secure your dream job, your success is our priority. We understand that our job is not done at graduation—you chose ECPI University to prepare you for a long-term, rewarding and enjoyable career.


5. ECPI University Students Appreciate Small Class Sizes

ECPI University class sizes are small, cultivating a warm, personal educational environment with a focus on learning by doing. Classes are taught by faculty with real world experience who believe in utilizing technology in the classroom. We’re proud to say that we don’t just have teaching professionals; we have professionals who teach. Our unique, interactive learning systems allow students to stay engaged and learn wherever they are. ECPI University is truly a mobile university.


6. ECPI University is a Great Value in Education

ECPI University aims to be your best value in higher education. We make college both affordable and predictable. Our fast-paced schedule means shorter time to graduation . . . time is money! Our fixed tuition pledge allows you to complete your program without experiencing any increases in tuition. Plus, with the personal support we provide, our students often graduate on time, something few colleges can claim.


7. ECPI University Holds Institutional & Program-Specific Accreditations

ECPI University’s accreditations mean we are held to the highest quality standards. We seek programmatic accreditations valued by industry professionals to afford you the best opportunities in your field. 


8. Industry-recognized Certifications Give Students an Edge

ECPI University believes in industry-recognized certifications. In addition to your degree, we will support you in pursuing a number of certifications familiar to employers that will demonstrate that you’re ready to hit the ground running.



Regionally Accredited by SACSCOC (The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools).

Career Oriented University providing superb internship and job placement services

Accelerated Programs (Bachelor’s in 2.5 years; Master’s in 15 months)

Affordable tuition and multiple scholarship opportunities for international students

12,000 Students University-wide

Main campus in Virginia Beach. Other campus in Manassas (near Washington DC)


Master of Science in Cybersecurity



Master of Science in Information Systems



Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science (Software Engineering, Cloud ComputingCybersecurity, Mobile Development, Design and Development)


Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology



Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology


Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology (MECHATRONICS concentration)


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Business Management, IT Management, Accounting)


Bachelor of Science in Health Science (healthcare Administration)