East Central University

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A public university in Ada, Oklahoma

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About East Central University

According to Wikipedia, East Central University is a public university in Ada, Oklahoma. It is part of Oklahoma's Regional University System. Beyond its flagship campus in Ada, the university has courses available in McAlester, Shawnee, and Durant, as well as online courses. Founded as East Central State Normal School in 1909, its present name was adopted in 1985. Some of its more prominent alumni include former Microsoft COO B. Kevin Turner, Modernist painter Leon Polk Smith, 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.

East Central University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
87496%39%103520

How Much Does East Central University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$5,648$1,404

How Much Do East Central University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from East Central University, then you can expect to earn an average of $42,200 per year. You also have a 85% chance of being employed after 10 years.

East Central University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
3,1192,669450

Where is East Central University?

East Central University is located at 1100 E. 14th Street, Ada OK 74820-6999

How Safe is East Central University?

East Central University has a property crime rate of less than .01%. Ada has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is East Central University Known For?

East Central University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

East Central University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are East Central University's Most Influential Alumni?

East Central University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Social Work, and History. Here are some of East Central University's most famous alumni:

Brent A Biddy
A Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0003-1554-6340.
Niran Hadad
A Researcher.
Ronald G. Sheppard
An American politician.
Elvan George
An American football coach.
Claude Overton
An American professional basketball player.
Justin Humphrey
A Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives from the 19th district.
Hank Walbrick
An American football player and coach.
Red Phillips
An American baseball player.
Keith Patterson
An American football coach.
Aubrey Davis
A Professional basketball and minor league baseball player.
Don Kaiser
An American baseball player.
Dustin Rowe
An Oklahoma judge and mayor.