East Central University

Ada, OK

East Central, founded as a Normal school in 1909, is a public university. Its 130-acre campus is located in Ada, 90 miles from Oklahoma City.

Website: www.ecok.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,029
Undergraduate
Students
(59.8%) 1,811 Women
(40.2%) 1,218 Men
610
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
48% of 1,847 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
529 average
460-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $18,292
Out-of-state: $27,502
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,810
Out-of-state: $16,020
Room and Board
$6,848
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$5,792
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$24,171
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
151
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Ada Population
17,097
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Oklahoma City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
15.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
6.0% Hispanic/Latino
8.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.9% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students
7.4% from 32 countries
First-Year Students Returning
34.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
19.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
50%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 2  
History 1  
Academic Electives 2  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only Required August 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1100 East 14th Street
City, State, Zip
Ada, OK 74820
Phone
(580) 559-5628
Fax
(580) 436-5495
E-mail
scooper@ecok.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Rank in upper 50% of high school class recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
48% of 1,847 applicants were admitted
Women
50% of 1,009 applicants were admitted
Men
46% of 838 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
702 (79%) of 887 admitted students enrolled
Women
386 (77%) of 500 admitted students enrolled
Men
316 (82%) of 387 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.37
3.75 and Above
35%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
529 average
460-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
26%
Score of 500 - 600
48%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
11%
Score of 200 - 300
4%
SAT EBRW
520 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
9%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
41%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
2%
Score of 24 - 29
16%
Score of 18 - 23
61%
Score of 12 - 17
21%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $18,292
Out-of-state: $27,502
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,810
Out-of-state: $16,020
Room and Board
$6,848
Books and Supplies
$1,600
Other Expenses
$3,034
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003154
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
412 (70.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
331 (80.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
331 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
103 (31.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$5,792
Need-Based Gift
Received by 256 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,034
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 268 (81.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,930
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 71 (21.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
4 (.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $825

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,228 (77.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,962 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,962 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
745 (38.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$6,226
Need-Based Gift
Received by 881 (44.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,976
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,744 (88.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,261
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 457 (23.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
17 (.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,082

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
39%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$24,171
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Communication
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Health
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • General Studies
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Public administration and social services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
151
Part-Time Faculty
72
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
44%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
210,907
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
800
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Human Resources, Master of Science in Psychological Services, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Services
  • Psychology--General
  • Rehabilitation Counseling

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Ada Population
17,097
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Oklahoma City
Campus Size
144 acres

Weather

Temperature
25.2 average low in January, 87.3 average high in September
Rain
88 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Oklahoma City
Nearest Train Station
33 mile(s) from campus in Pauls Valley

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
69%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
agreements with all local, state, federal, and tribal police departments for added crime and violation prevention

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tiger
School Colors
Orange and black

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf x   x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf x  
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer    
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, cheerleading, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, national fraternities, national sororities, campus connection, f.a.t.e, gsa, ecu wesley, tigers for tigers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,029
Women
1,811 (59.8%)
Men
1,218 (40.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,372
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
15.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
6.0% Hispanic/Latino
8.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.9% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students.
7.4% from 32 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
610

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
34.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
19.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
32.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
33.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
50%
Average Starting Salary
50%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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