East Central University (ECU)

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East Central University can be found in Ada, OK, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. East Central University has an enrollment of about 3,800 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 930 (25th percentile) - 1140 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 17 (25th percentile) - 23 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants admitted to ECU. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the East Central University (ECU) average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.18 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 59% with 70% of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .ecok.edu.

Overall East Central University (ECU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for East Central University was reported as 59.3% in Fall 2020 with over 1,180 college applications submitted to East Central University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ECU ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • ECU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into East Central University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into East Central University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for ECU has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.8%
  • 2017-2018: 48.0%
  • 2018-2019: 82.6%
  • 2019-2020: 59.3%
  • Projected ECU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 59.3%

How Does East Central University (ECU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for East Central University is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Oklahoma Baptist University57.5%
Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College44.0%
Oklahoma City University74.6%
Oklahoma Christian University66.6%
Southwestern Christian University62.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to East Central University (ECU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 580
Math460 - 560
Total Score930 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math16 - 21
Composite Score17 - 23
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