Institution Profile
Institution Profile
Back to top

Institution Profile

 Eastern ShoreSlider Image
Eastern Shore
Campus Setting
Rural
Suburban
Town
City
Details
Institution Type
Public   2-Year
Institution Colors
Dark Blue (Pantone 295C); Light Blue (Pantone 298C); White
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission On Colleges
Institution Mascot
ESCC Net Price Calculator
Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
853
Transfer-in
27
Average Class Size
Overall
Years 1 & 2
Years 3 & 4

Eastern Shore Community College

Melfa, VA
Eastern Shore Community College, established in 1971, is the place to go on the Shore for higher education, workforce development, continuing education, and community education. You can start out at ESCC and end up in any career through either ourÿcareer and technical education programsÿorÿacademic transfer programs.ÿESCC has guaranteed admission agreements with more than 25 Virginia four-year institutions. With careful planning, most or all of your credits will transfer. The College also offers GED preparation and testing, customized training, and non-credit and personal enrichment courses. Why choose ESCC? Financial aid is available and almost 50% of our students receive some form of financial aid, based on financial need and/or academic performance; our tuition and fees are approximately 35% of public four-year institutions and 10% of the average private institution; we offer online, in person and hybrid classes weekdays, weeknights, and weekends and you can attend full-time or part-time to fit your schedule; we have smaller classes taught by faculty, not by teaching assistants; ESCC offers many support services including advising, financial aid, learning resources, and more; our best equipment is available to all students; and we serve a diverse group of students in terms of ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, and public/private/home-school background.
Eastern Shore Community College Splash Image
 Interested in Attending Here?

I am a..
Academics
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Freshman Definition
Students are classified as freshmen until they have completed 30 credits of coursework
College Fit
YES!! (Your Eastern Shore) is ESCC's culture of hospitality. We look beyond steps in a process to the comprehensive lear...see moreYES!! (Your Eastern Shore) is ESCC's culture of hospitality. We look beyond steps in a process to the comprehensive learner experience. YES!! encourages all to start from a positive perspective, develop personal YES!! visions and statements, and take prideful ownership of the college and the entire Shore community. We invite you to discover your YES!! at Your Eastern Shore Community College.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Admissions and Financial
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Apply Here
External Link
Application Fee
No application fee
Application Type(s)
Admission applications are accepted on an ongoing basis
Transcripts
High school students should submit official high school transcripts upon high school graduation
Tests
External Link
Essay
An essay is not required
Letter of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is not required
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
Ongoing
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Ongoing
Academics
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Transfer Definition
Students with previous college experience are considered transfer students
College Fit
YES!! (Your Eastern Shore) is ESCC's culture of hospitality. We look beyond steps in a process to the comprehensive lear...see moreYES!! (Your Eastern Shore) is ESCC's culture of hospitality. We look beyond steps in a process to the comprehensive learner experience. YES!! encourages all to start from a positive perspective, develop personal YES!! visions and statements, and take prideful ownership of the college and the entire Shore community. We invite you to discover your YES!! at Your Eastern Shore Community College.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
External Link
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
External Link
Admissions and Financial
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Apply Here
External Link
Application Fee
No application fee
Transfer Financial Aid
External Link
Transfer Admissions
External Link
Transfer Center
External Link
Transcripts
External Link
Tests
External Link
Essay
An essay is not required
Letters of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is not required
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
Ongoing
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
Ongoing
Transfer Financial Aid Date
July 15; Ongoing
Explore Our Majors
Expand or Shrink Accordion
The links below take you to pages on the Eastern Shore Community College website. Use Catalog Search to find their programs and courses in this portal.
Academic Programs
Academic Options
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Offers Credits for Prior Learning
External Link
Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
External Link
Summer Courses Available
External Link
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
External Link
Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
External Link
Campus Services and Engagement
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Campus Housing
Career Services
Disability Services
External Link
Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
Sports
Military Friendly
Expand or Shrink Accordion
Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
External Link
Dedicated POC for Military
External Link
Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
Helpful Links
Expand or Shrink Accordion
SCHEV College Data Profile
External Link
State Financial Aid Programs
External Link
Course Catalog
External Link


Contact This College