Eastern Shore Community College: Review & Facts

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Eastern Shore Community College is a small two-year, public school with 990 students enrolled. This college was established in 1971 and is the only school located in Melfa, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Eastern Shore Community College.

ESCC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Industrial Technologies, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
55%
The student retention rate at Eastern Shore Community College is low at 55% (way below Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Eastern Shore Community College is low: 37%. About 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Eastern Shore Community College is pretty decent - 14:1. Learn more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,700
Average tuition pricing is relatevely low, $8,900 per year. The additional fees at Eastern Shore Community College beyond tuition are nearly $800; which comes to $9,700 annually.

Read the details about Eastern Shore Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Eastern Shore Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (757) 789-1789 or check Eastern Shore Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Eastern Shore Community College offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Eastern Shore Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Eastern Shore Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Eastern Shore Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Eastern Shore Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, Virginia 23410, USA
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