F A S T F A C T S Location | Ada Population | 17,280 Enrollment | 3,577 Language | English Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host
Term Dates Fall | 08/17-12/11 Spring | 01/11-05/07
East Central University
Study Native America in Native America! We teach local indigenous languages
Collaborate across disciplines in our well equipped fine arts center!
About This Campus
East Central University has an average enrollment of 3000 students. The student faculty ratio of 18:1 ensures that students receive personal attention from faculty members. Classes are not taught by graduate assistants. Particular strengthens are our honors program that fosters a close community and our high acceptance rates to graduate school for pre-medicine and pre-law students. ECU graduates also have extremely high pass rates for the CPA exam, nursing boards, and teacher certification. The interdisciplinary Native American Studies program features courses in Chickasaw, Choctaw, Kiowa, and Potawatomi. ECU also has a nationally accredited program in social work and a human services counseling program. Our School of Fine Arts has exceptional facilities and faculty committed to interdisciplinary collaboration.
East Central University is situated on 100 acres in Ada, Oklahoma, headquarters of the Chickasaw Nation. Ada has a population of 17,000 and is located approximately 90 miles from Oklahoma City, 115 miles from Tulsa and 150 miles from Dallas. Our school environment is rural.
While a lot of our students commute, we encourage NSE students to live on campus.
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Limitations Nursing and Education programs have admission requirments.Notable Academic Programs
Fine Art - Our Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center, built in 2009, boasts outstanding facilities and a faculty committed to interdisciplinary collaboration. Mass Communication majors manage sound at local music venues. Art majors cast metal, paint, and experiment with audio and video.
Biology/Life Science - Our biology students have a very high acceptance rate to medical school. Many are involved in undergraduate research.
Accounting - Our accounting graduates have a very high pass rate on the CPA exam.
Counseling - Our human services counseling program includes concentrations in Counseling, Rehabilitation, Aging, and Services for the Deaf.
Criminal Justice - Our criminal justice students learn from practitioners and scholars, all of whom are great teachers!
Unique Academic Programs
Native American Studies - At East Central University you can pursue Native American Studies in Native America. Our interdisciplinary program features courses in regional Native American Languages, archaeology, and cultural resource management. The program also sponsors cultural activities on campus.
English - What makes our English major great is our faculty! We host an annual Scissortail Creative Writing Festival that attracts writers with national and international reputations.
Music - Music students at ECU choose from a number of ensembles including a British Brass Band.
Legal Studies - Our legal studies students have a 100% acceptance rate to law school. Courses include Native American law and some live in a living/learning community.
Accounting, Art, Art Education, Biochemistry, Biology/Life Science, Business Administration, Business Management, Chemistry, Chickasaw, Choral Music, Clinical Psychology, Communication, Computer and Information Science, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Digital Communications and Media/Multimedia, Early Childhood Education, Education, Elementary Education, English, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Fine Art, Graphic Design, History, Junior High/Middle School Education, Kinesiology, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences, Literature, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Music, Music Education, Native American/American Indian Studies, Nursing, Painting, Performing Arts: Voice, Physics, Political Science, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Rehabilitation Sciences, Secondary Education, Social Work, Special Education, Studio Art, Visual Arts