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Eastern Shore Community College

Eastern Shore Community College is an Associate's college with 857 students located in Melfa, VA.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 857
Gender 33% Male / 67% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 31% Full Time / 69% Part Time
Geography 85% In State / 15% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 78% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 52%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 38%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center reduced course load remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates personal counseling placement services for graduates veteran's counselor adult (re-entering) student services/programs financial aid counseling
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cross-registration dual enrollment of high school students internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (60%), Child Care Provider/Assistant (11%), Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician (10%), Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other (8%), Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other (8%), Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (0%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Associates

Any instructional program in business and administration not listed above.

Any instructional program in administrative and secretarial services not listed above.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.

Job Opportunities:

Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to assemble, install, operate, maintain, and repair electrical/electronic equipment used in industry and manufacturing. Includes instruction in installing, maintaining and testing various types of equipment.

Job Opportunities:

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
Repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas.
Semiconductor Processors
Perform any or all of the following functions in the manufacture of electronic semiconductors: load semiconductor material into furnace; saw formed ingots into segments; load individual segment into crystal growing chamber and monitor controls; locate crystal axis in ingot using x-ray equipment and saw ingots into wafers; and clean, polish, and load wafers into series of special purpose furnaces, chemical baths, and equipment used to form circuitry and change conductive properties.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to be primary providers of home, family, residential, or institutional-based child care services. Includes instruction in child growth and development, nutrition, recreation, planning and supervision of play and learning activities, child abuse and neglect prevention, parent-child relationships, and applicable legal and administrative requirements.

Job Opportunities:

Childcare Workers
Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

Administration & Faculty

President Dr. Linda Thomas-Glover
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 17
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 58 : 41
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $5,682 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $5,346
$30K-$48K $6,325
$48K-$75K $6,256

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $3,660, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $3,660 Same as On-Campus
Fees $285 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $5,612
Books $1,100 $1,100
Total (before financial aid) $5,045 $10,657

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $8,970 Same as On-Campus
Fees $825 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $5,612
Books $1,100 $1,100
Total (before financial aid) $10,895 $16,507

Students Receiving Aid

87% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Scholarships/Grants 78% $4,112
Institutional Grants 7% $1,291
Other Federal Grants 2% $800
Pell Grants 78% $4,087
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 18% $2,075

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

26% of students graduated in six years.

49% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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