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East Central University

Ada, Oklahoma

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East Central University

Public 4 Year

About East Central University

East Central University (shortened to ECU or East Central) is a public, co-educational teaching university located in Ada, in the south central region of the U.S. State of Oklahoma. East Central one of the six universities that are part of Oklahoma's Regional University System. Beyond its flagship campus is Ada, the university has courses available in McAlester, Shawnee, Ardmore, and Durant, as well as online courses. Nearly 4,500 students are enrolled in the school's undergraduate and graduate programs. Founded as East Central State Normal School in 1909, its present name was adopted in 1985. Some of its more famous alumni include former NFL player Mark Gastineau, past governors Robert S. Kerr and George Nigh, former U.S. Representative Lyle Boren, Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Tom Colbert, and U.S. Army General James D. Thurman.

Location

Located in Ada, Oklahoma.

1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, OK, 74820-6999, Pontotoc County

East Central University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#1271 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Oklahoma

#10 of 131

2022 Best Public Colleges in Oklahoma

#5 of 74

Most Popular Majors

Out of 22 majors categories at East Central University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from East Central University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni