East Central University Graduate School

East Central University (referred to as ECU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ada, OK.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of ECU is $5,898 for Oklahoma residents and $11,973 for out-of-state students. The school has 646 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,376 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

East Central University (referred to as ECU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ada, OK.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1947 - Current).
ECU Directory Information
School NameEast Central University (ECU)
Address1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, OK 74820-6999
Phone580-332-8000
Webhttps://www.ecok.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.ecok.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.ecok.edu/current-students/paying-college/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of ECU is $5,898 for Oklahoma residents and $11,973 for out-of-state students. The school has 646 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,376 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 58 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 8 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,973
$5,898 for Oklahoma Residents
Student Population646
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs58 graduate programs
(8 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at ECU is $5,898 for Oklahoma residents and $11,973 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $300 for Oklahoma residents and $655 for out-of-state students.
ECU offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Oklahoma Residents$5,898
Out-of-State$11,973
Tuition per Credit Hour
Oklahoma Residents$300
Out-of-State$655
ECU offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)8 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of East Central University is $5,898 for Oklahoma residents and $11,973 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.58% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Oklahoma ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$4,122$842$10,551$842
2019-2020$4,298$842$10,726$842
2020-2021$4,298$842$10,726$842
2021-2022$4,402$842$10,792$842
2022-2023$4,555$842$10,945$842
2023-2024$4,788$1,110$10,863$1,110
The graduate school tuition & fees of ECU is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Oklahoma. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,793 and the Oklahoma graduate tuition is $15,394 (public) / $12,284 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
East Central University$5,898$11,973
All Graduate Schools$16,068$19,793
Public$11,516$20,721
Private$19,916
Oklahoma Graduate Schools$10,018$14,145
Public$7,042$15,394
Private$12,284
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $16,748 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at ECU.
On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,140. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$6,848$3,034$8,289$7,352
2019-2020$6,848$3,034$8,290$7,352
2020-2021$7,538$3,400$8,858$8,178
2021-2022$7,640$3,772$9,712$8,274
2022-2023$7,752$4,066$10,144$8,996
2023-2024$7,752$4,066$10,144$8,996
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $328 for Oklahoma residents and $665 for other students at East Central University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.53% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Oklahoma ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$276$633
2019-2020$286$643
2020-2021$286$643
2021-2022$291$646
2022-2023$300$655
2023-2024$328$665

Graduate Programs at ECU

East Central University offers 15 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 254 students have completed their study at East Central University.
Offered Degrees at East Central University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree134253
Post Bachelor's Degree201
Total154254
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at East Central University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Psychology (other) program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 79 completers.
East Central University offers 15 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 254 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 253 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Natural Resources Management and Policy13-
Education [+] (1 completers) 142 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration79$43,000
Educational/Instructional Technology7-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services16-
Secondary Education and Teaching5-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist31-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 36 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management36-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Psychology (other)15-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration7-
Business [+] 21 completers-
Business Administration and Management10-
Accounting11-
Total253
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Psychology (other)1-
Human Services --
Total1

Graduate Student Population at ECU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 646 students enrolled into East Central University graduate schools where it has total 3,376 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 269 full-time and 377 part-time graduate students. By gender, 190 male and 456 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total646190456
Full-time26989180
Part-tme377101276
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 414 White (64.09%), 53 Black/African American (8.20%), 27 Hispanic (4.18%), 6 Asian (0.93%), and 146 students with other races. 15 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total646190456
American Indian/Native American942074
Asian633
Black/African American533518
Hispanic27918
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White414105309
Two More27621
Un-Known936
Non-resident Alien1587
East Central University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 368 graduate students (56.97% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 179 graduate students (27.71% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total646
Enrolled Online Exclusively368
Enrolled Some Online Courses179
Not in Online Courses99
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at East Central University. 112 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.34% of total students), 67 students are aged above 50 (10.37%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at East Central University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total646190456
Age 20-21835
Age 22-241044064
Age 25-291234281
Age 30-34953164
Age 35-39911972
Age 40-4915837121
Age 50-64671849

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