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East Central University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Ada, OK

$5,791

Avg in-state tuition

$15,151

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About East Central University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

East Central University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Ada, Oklahoma. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,706, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 65%. The university offers 32 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 31%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,791, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $15,151.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

65% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

57% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

31% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-22

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 881-960

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

78%

Online student enrollment

17:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

53%

American Indian/Alaska Native

16%

Asian

9%

Black

7%

Hispanic

6%

Unknown

5%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

47% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

9

Total Online Enrollment

2,612

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

85% On-campus

15% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 16% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 31% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $5,791 $15,151
Graduate $4,402 $10,792

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,696
On-campus room and board $7,640
On-campus other expenses $3,772
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $9,712
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $8,274
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,496

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $18,899 $28,259
Off-campus without family $25,473 $34,833
Off-campus with family $11,983 $21,343

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

47%

State Grant Aid

30%

Institution Grant Aid

29%

Pell Grant

47%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,343
State Grant Aid $4,015
Institution Grant Aid $1,516
Pell Grant Aid $5,167

Financial Outlook

$18k

Average student debt after graduation

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II with football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC

2

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies

BA

MA

DOC

3

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

4

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

6

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

7

Education

BA

MA

DOC

8

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

9

Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

10

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

11

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

12

History

BA

MA

DOC

13

History

BA

MA

DOC

14

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

15

Legal Professions And Studies

BA

MA

DOC

16

Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities

BA

MA

DOC

17

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC

18

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

BA

MA

DOC

19

Natural Resources And Conservation

BA

MA

DOC

20

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

BA

MA

DOC