ECPI University focuses on programs in science technology, health sciences, business/criminal justice and the culinary arts. The University provides an innovative, student-centered learning environment and offers degrees at the associates, bachelors, and masters levels.
Founded in Norfolk, Virginia in 1966, ECPI University demonstrated early on its commitment to forward-thinking, market-based curriculum, being among the first to offer classes in the growing field of computer programming.
From that point forward, ECPI University has pursued a path of sustained growth based on addressing the needs of students and employers while playing a key role in the mid-Atlantics economic development.
ECPI quickly established a reputation for providing high-quality instruction in certificate and diploma programs, while using industry-standard equipment and teaching the computer applications and software most in demand by employers. Classes were small, and faculty had industry experience, academic credentials, and teaching ability. Successful student outcomes, including high graduation rates and program-related employment, were considered of primary importance. These values continue to serve the institution, its students, and graduates.