About Us

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Eastern Shore Community College is a member of the Virginia Community College System and serves the residents of Accomack and Northampton counties as a two-year institution of higher learning. Operating under policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the ESCC Board, the college is financed primarily with state funds, supplemented by contributions from the two counties and the ESCC Foundation. ESCC occupies a 115-acre site on US Route 13 south of Melfa in Accomack county. The facility is accessible to the handicapped. The new Business Development & Workforce Training Center is scheduled to open in late 2008 and will house Workforce Development Services, including occupational trade areas, allied health programs, industrial maintenance programs, and employer training programs. The college is open during the entire year on a semester system and classes are held from early morning through late evening. The college also has a location in the town of Cape Charles offering credit, continuing education and Adult Basic Education programs.