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East Central University is a public institution that was founded in 1909. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. East Central University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $3,444 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $10,076 (2011-12).
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East Central University's mission is to foster a learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and community interact to educate students for life in a rapidly changing and culturally diverse society. Within its service area, East Central University provides leadership for economic development and cultural enhancement.
When applying to East Central University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 14. The application fee at East Central University is $20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 91.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||91.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 14|
The student-faculty ratio at East Central University is 19:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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East Central University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
East Central University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. East Central University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at East Central University, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at East Central University.
|Students who have cars on campus||90%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$3,444 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$10,076 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data