East Central University

country rank  1281
world rank  3980

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Founded in 1909, East Central University is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Ada (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Oklahoma. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, East Central University (ECU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. East Central University (ECU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym ECU
Founded 1909
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 1100 E 14th Street
Ada (population range: 10,000-49,999)
74820-6899 Oklahoma
United States
T +1 (580) 332 8000
F +1 (580) 559 5868

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office PMB E-1, 1100 East 14th Street
Ada 74820-6899
+1 (580) 332 8000
(580) 559 5669

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to East Central University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education CORE
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Oklahoma State System of Higher Education (OSSHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020