East Central University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,001
3.63% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,221
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
70.1%
1,200 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,376
74.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
28.2%
165 Graduates

About

East Central University is a higher education institution located in Pontotoc County, OK. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at East Central University were General Educational Leadership & Administration (79 degrees awarded), Sport & Fitness Management (36 degrees), and School Librarian & Library Media Specialist (31 degrees).

In 2022, 934 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at East Central University. 58.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (481 degrees), 3.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (132 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at East Central University is $6,001, which is $−17,995 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at East Central University is $6,001, which is $−17,995 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,221.

In 2022, 82% of undergraduate students attending East Central University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,001
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at East Central University was $6,001. The cost of tuition at East Central University is $−17,995 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$10,221
2022 Value
8.61%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 East Central University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,221. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of East Central University grew by 8.61%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,676
Room and Board
$1,696
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at East Central University was of $8,676 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.83% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,696. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at East Central University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 30.2% with respect to 2021, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.42%
2019 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at East Central University was 2.42%, which represents 21 out of the 867 total borrowers.

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Admissions

East Central University received 1,200 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 19.4% annual growth. Out of those 1,200 applicants, 841 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,376 students enrolled at East Central University in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

East Central University has an overall enrollment yield of 59.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
841
Accepted Out of 1,200

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of East Central University was 70.1% (841 admissions from 1,200 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 64.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 19.4%, while admissions grew by 29.4%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
6
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at East Central University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

East Central University had a total enrollment of 3,376 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at East Central University is 2,506 students and the part-time enrollment is 870. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at East Central University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at East Central University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.5% White, 17.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7.85% Black or African American, 6.99% Hispanic or Latino, 5.51% Asian, 2.67% Two or More Races, and 0.385% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at East Central University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.1%), followed by White Male (18.6%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.5%), followed by White Male (15.2%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (11.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at East Central University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,376 students. The full-time enrollment at East Central University is 2,506 and the part-time enrollment is 870. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at East Central University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at East Central University was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), East Central University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,772 enrolled students
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    604 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    265 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at East Central University is 52.5% White, 17.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7.85% Black or African American, 6.99% Hispanic or Latino, 5.51% Asian, 2.67% Two or More Races, and 0.385% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 128 students (3.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 166 more women than men received degrees from East Central University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at East Central University is white (481 degrees awarded). There were 3.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (132 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at East Central University is General Educational Leadership & Administration (79 degrees awarded), followed by Sport & Fitness Management (36 degrees) and School Librarian & Library Media Specialist (31 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at East Central University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (112 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (72 degrees), and Education (166 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at East Central University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,693,815 people), Secondary school teachers (552,678 people), Education administrators (313,418 people), Other managers (213,849 people), and Postsecondary teachers (200,442 people).

The most specialized majors at East Central University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (112 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (72 degrees), Education (166 degrees), History (14 degrees), and English (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at East Central University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at East Central University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (112 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (72 degrees), Education (166 degrees), History (14 degrees), and English (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at East Central University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,072,946 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (444,462 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (254,449 people), Legal services (166,995 people), and Individual & family services (165,254 people).

The most specialized majors at East Central University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (112 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (72 degrees), Education (166 degrees), History (14 degrees), and English (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by East Central University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 76 degrees awarded
  2. 72 degrees awarded
  3. 62 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at East Central University was General Health & Physical Education with 76 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

384
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
550
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 384 degrees were awarded to men at East Central University, which is 0.698 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (550).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 67 degrees were awarded to men at East Central University in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 13.4 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 56 degrees were awarded to men at East Central University in Registered Nursing, which is 9.33 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from East Central University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at East Central University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.03% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    481 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    132 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    120 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at East Central University is white (481 degrees awarded). There were 3.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (132 degrees).

4.07% of degree recipients (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    305 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    176 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at East Central University is white female (305 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (176 degrees).

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Operations

East Central University has an endowment valued at nearly $35.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 115k (0.324%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, East Central University had a total salary expenditure of 63.2M. East Central University employs 40 Instructors, 35 Assistant professors and 31 Professors. Most academics at East Central University are Female Instructor (26), Male Professor (21), and Female Assistant professor (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at East Central University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 79 employees, Service, with 40 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees.

Endowment

$35.6M
2022 Endowment
12.7%
decline from 2021

East Central University has an endowment valued at about $35.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of East Central University declined 12.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$21.6M
2022 Salaries
0.657%
decline from 2021

In 2022, East Central University paid a median of $21.6M in salaries, which represents 34.3% of their overall expenditure ($63.2M) and a 0.657% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.53M
Instructional Salaries
135
Number of Employees

In 2022, East Central University paid a total of $6.53M to 135 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
79 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at East Central University were Instructor with 40 employees, Assistant professor with 35 employees, and Professor with 31 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at East Central University were Office and Administrative Support with 79 employees, Service with 40 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at East Central University was Female Instructor with 26 employees, Male Professor with 21 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 20 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at East Central University.

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