International Students

ECPI University Welcomes International Students

ECPI University offers a welcoming environment for international students. Each campus is the kind of place where you can make lasting friendships with people from around the world. We also offer programs that can prepare you for the global job market.

Our programs can help you:

  • Achieve professional success using teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Get started right away – new classes begin every five weeks
  • Earn a bachelor’s degree in just 2.5 years through our year-round schedule

Who is an International Student?

What Is An International Student?

ECPI University is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students in the following locations Newport News, Northern Virginia, Virginia Beach, and Raleigh. ECPI University defines an international student applicant for admission as any non-US Citizen seeking admission who currently live:

  • Outside of the United States and plans to enter the United States through the use of appropriate student visa documentation issued by ECPI University;
  • Inside the United States in valid academic or vocational student nonimmigrant status and wishes to transfer to ECPI University from another educational institution; or,
  • Inside the United States in any other nonimmigrant classification, and wishes to obtain valid academic or vocational student nonimmigrant status in conjunction with attending ECPI University.

Legal permanent residents of the US, residents of US territories, naturalized citizens, refugees, as well as non-immigrant aliens granted asylum to the US are not considered international students.