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Why ECPI

Why ECPI University?

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.

At ECPI University, our supportive faculty and staff are dedicated to your success from the moment you arrive on campus. Our tradition of hands-on, student-centered education is an effective way to build skills, and our flexible, accelerated programs are designed to accommodate your schedule. From student support services to employer partnerships, ECPI University is committed to our students’ success.

Discover why ECPI University could be YOUR best decision ever:

1. Zero to Bachelor’s in 2.5

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 associate’s degree in 1.5 years or less if you already have college credit.

2. ECPI University Classes Offer the Flexibility to Fit your Life

We understand you have many responsibilities and obligations. At ECPI University we deliver the quality education you expect with course options to accommodate your schedule. Whether you choose to attend day, evening, online, or weekend classes, you will find the flexibility you need to complete quickly. We will also schedule your classes for you, so you won’t have to worry about getting the classes you need.

3. At ECPI University, You Receive Your Education Two Classes at a Time

As a student, you’ll immerse yourself in two classes at a time every five weeks and earn credits before moving on to the next courses. This schedule, along with our small class sizes, means you get unprecedented access to faculty and eliminate the juggling of several classes and assignments simultaneously.

4. 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.”

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.  

ECPI University is institutionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees as well as diplomas.

10. 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.

11. ECPI University is Military-Friendly

For four straight years, ECPI University has been named “Best for Vets” by Military Times, and it’s easy to see why!

ECPI University offers on- and off-base locations as well as guidance on GI Bill, Tuition Assistance, and Military Scholarships. Some of our military partnerships include NCPDLP, NCPACE, and Air Force AU-ABC. ECPI is a Yellow Ribbon Participating College.

12. ECPI University is Nationally Ranked*

  • 5th in the Nation for Number of Associate Degree Graduates in Computer & Information Sciences & Support Services.
  • 6th in the Nation for Number of Associate Degree Graduates in Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences.
  • 12th in the Nation for Number of Associate Degree Graduates in Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians.
  • 24th in the Nation for Number of Associate Degrees Awarded to African-American students.

Experience ECPI University

Don’t take our word for it—come see for yourself!

Visit one of ECPI University’s campuses and sit down with an Admissions Advisor. You’ll see our commitment to providing the environment and resources that can help you succeed, on campus and in the workforce.

 

 *Source: Community College Week June 2014 - Top 100
                (from Department of Education - IPEDS)

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