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East Central College

Union, MO 2-Year Public
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About East Central College

East Central College Overview

East Central College is a public school in the rural setting of Union, Missouri. East Central College was founded in 1959 and enrolls 2,593 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Activities at East Central College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of East Central College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? East Central College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

East Central College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? East Central College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at East Central College on the Student Life page.

2022 East Central College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,830
Out-of-State $7,050

Is East Central College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what East Central College offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at East Central College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for East Central College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from East Central College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 86% of graduates from East Central College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with East Central College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at East Central College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on East Central College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at East Central College.

Based on this information, is East Central College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is East Central College a good school for you?

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Where is East Central College Located?

East Central College is located in the rural setting of Union, Missouri, in the suburbs of St. Louis.

If you are interested in seeing East Central College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 44 to Union, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lambert-St. Louis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what East Central College and Union are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1964 Prairie Dell Road Union, MO 63084

Campus Setting: Rural

East Central College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to East Central College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to East Central College is Continuous processing.

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East Central College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at East Central College is like? There are approximately 2,593 students enrolled at East Central College. 44% percent of students attend school full-time.


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