Edgecombe Community College
Tarboro, NC 27886

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,228
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Edgecombe Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Edgecombe Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,576 and in-state students paid $2,432.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$7,719
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$2,432
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$8,576
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Edgecombe Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 84% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,442 (which is 1.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Edgecombe Community College in 2016-2017, was 61, which is 38% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,933 (which is 30.2% above the national average.)

$4,442
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$5,933
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
95%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Edgecombe Community College has enrolled a total of 2,228 students (804 students full-time and 1,424 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,228 students, 209 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 24% men and 76% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 667 students for distance studies.

2,228
Total Enrollment
209
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 58%

White: 35%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Edgecombe Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 34% 576 172
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 18% 294
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 14% 231
Education 9% 155
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 68 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 62
Personal And Culinary Services 4% 59
Construction Trades 2% 37
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 32
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0% 8

Graduation & Dropout Rates

9%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Edgecombe Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

7%
Still enrolled
69%
Dropout rate
15%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$22,700
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Edgecombe Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,700. Last year, out of the total 694 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 562 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,002 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 792 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,700 $24,000
Employment Rate 81% 79%
Total Graduates 694 1,002

Campus Location

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