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IPEDS ID: 207041
OPE ID: 00315400
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East Central University
1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, Oklahoma 74820-6999
General information:  (580) 332-8000
Website:  www.ecok.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Town: Remote
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  3,613 (2,981 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  18 to 1
Admissionswww.ecok.edu/admissions
Apply Onlinewww.ecok.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.ecok.edu/current-students/paying-college/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.ecok.edu/current-students/paying-college/net-price-calculator
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.ecok.edu/academics/catalog
Disability Serviceswww.ecok.edu/current-students/student-services/office-testing-and-accessibility-services
Athletic Graduation Rateswww.ecok.edu/policies-and-handbooks/regulatory-reporting
Mission Statement
  We educate and empower students to understand and transform our world.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty13277
Instructional13277
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-1
Instructional-1
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020% change 2018-2019 to 2019-2020
Tuition and fees
In-state$6,279$6,600$6,810$7,0523.6%
Out-of-state$15,399$15,720$16,020$16,4122.4%
Books and supplies$1,600$1,600$1,600$1,6000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$5,350$6,730$6,848$6,8480.0%
Other$3,010$2,924$3,034$3,0340.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$8,002$7,890$8,289$8,2900.0%
Other$5,948$6,996$7,352$7,3520.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$5,788$4,406$4,630$4,6300.0%
Total Expenses2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020% change 2018-2019 to 2019-2020
In-state
On Campus$16,239$17,854$18,292$18,5341.3%
Off Campus$21,829$23,086$24,051$24,2941.0%
Off Campus with Family$13,667$12,606$13,040$13,2821.9%
Out-of-state
On Campus$25,359$26,974$27,502$27,8941.4%
Off Campus$30,949$32,206$33,261$33,6541.2%
Off Campus with Family$22,787$21,726$22,250$22,6421.8%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2019-2020
In-state tuition$4,298
In-state fees$842
Out-of-state tuition$10,726
Out-of-state fees$842
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee planX
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid137888%————
Grant or scholarship aid33678%$2,046,893$6,092
Federal grants23454%$1,189,570$5,084
Pell grants23454%$1,173,270$5,014
Other federal grants235%$16,300$709
State/local government grant or scholarships16538%$607,572$3,682
Institutional grants or scholarships12128%$249,751$2,064
Student loan aid19144%$955,291$5,002
Federal student loans17942%$840,492$4,695
Other student loans143%$114,799$8,200
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,948$13,157,382$6,754
Pell grants1,264$6,348,787$5,023
Federal student loans1,078$7,152,768$6,635
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Average net price$8,795$9,283$9,893
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2016-20172017-20182018-2019
$0 – $30,000$7,146$7,548$7,787
$30,001 – $48,000$7,651$9,263$8,259
$48,001 – $75,000$10,915$12,873$13,316
$75,001 – $110,000$13,337$15,273$15,029
$110,001 and more$13,728$15,486$15,397
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment3,613
Undergraduate enrollment2,981
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment223
Graduate enrollment632
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 83%
Part-time: 17%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 42%
Female: 58%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 16%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 5%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 57%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 10%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 82%
25 and over: 18%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 89%
Out-of-state: 9%
Foreign countries: 2%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2018.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 37%
Part-time: 63%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 9%
Enrolled in some distance education: 51%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 40%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 61%
Enrolled in some distance education: 28%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 11%
Undergraduate application fee (2019-2020): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2019
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,178520658
Percent admitted59%64%56%
Percent admitted who enrolled70%70%70%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2019 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT4710%
ACT491100%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470580
SAT Math460560
ACT Composite1723
ACT English1622
ACT Math1621
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 64%
Part-time students: 39%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2018 and Returned in Fall 2019
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 56 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2019.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 37%
Transfer-out rate: 23%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2011]
4-year: 20%
6-year: 33%
8-year: 34%
[Began in Fall 2013]
4-year: 22%
6-year: 37%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2011 or Fall 2013
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 27%
Female: 45%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 29%
Asian: 33%
Black or African American: 11%
Hispanic/Latino: 32%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 45%
Two or more races: 31%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 33%
Non-resident alien: 9%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 35%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 27%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 29%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 31%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 41%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 24%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 10%
Enrolled at same institution: 4%
Enrolled at different institution: 22%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 6%
Enrolled at same institution: 6%
Enrolled at different institution: 22%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 18%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 24%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 52%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 29%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 52%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 53%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 30%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 43%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 44%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 44%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 40%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 42%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 46%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2018-2019
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies4---
Category total4---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General46---
Category total46---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting37190-
Accounting and Finance--35-
Business Administration and Management, General5113d5-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies--6-
Financial Planning and Services--3-
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other--0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General--7-
International Business/Trade/Commerce--5-
Management Information Systems, General--5-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General--9-
Meeting and Event Planning--0-
Category total8832d75-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies27-0-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8---
Category total35-0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General34---
Category total34---
Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-32--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching13---
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-61d--
Educational/Instructional Technology-7d--
Elementary Education and Teaching16---
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist-12d--
Secondary Education and Teaching-6--
Special Education and Teaching, General83d--
Category total37121d--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General17---
Category total17---
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General5---
Category total5---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer1---
Environmental Health13---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse72d---
Category total86d---
History
History, General12---
Category total12---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration24d---
Category total24d---
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal9---
Category total9---
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies20d---
Category total20d---
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General6---
Category total6---
Natural Resources and Conservation
Natural Resources Management and Policy-6d--
Category total-6d--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General60d---
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-39d--
Category total60d39d--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General5---
Physics, General16---
Category total21---
Psychology
Psychology, General19---
Psychology, Other-24-2
Category total1924-2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General41d37-3
Social Work16d---
Category total57d37-3
Social Sciences
Geographic Information Science and Cartography4---
Political Science and Government, General4---
Sociology5---
Category total13---
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General8---
Music Performance, General12---
Category total20---
Grand total613259755
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2018-2019
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 47
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 8
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $4,611
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $2,320
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 86%
Part-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2018-2019 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II with footballMenWomen
All Track Combined2328
Baseball41
Basketball1411
Football98
Soccer24
Softball22
Volleyball17
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since (01/01/1947)08/31/2022
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited (01/01/1922 - 01/01/1934)
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate programAccredited since (12/01/1978)06/30/2022
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (09/01/1996 - 08/01/2014)
 No Longer Recognized  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schoolsAccredited since (01/01/1954)05/07/2014
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/137421.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary654
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence010
b. Dating violence001
c. Stalking000
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations010
c. Liquor law violations001
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations733
c. Liquor law violations000
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary302
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence001
c. Stalking000
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations010
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations733
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201620152014
Default rate11.6%11.7%12.3%
Number in default115129147
Number in repayment9891,1011,190
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)