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East Central University

Ada, OK 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate65%

East Central University Admissions

It is not competitive to get into East Central University. The university admitted 65% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 1,005 applications received in 2023, 650 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to East Central University, the fee for the application costs $25.

East Central University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of East Central University's admissions stats.

East Central University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 1%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 97%
Waitlist No

East Central University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for East Central University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to East Central University?

East Central University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on East Central University Admissions

Is East Central University Challenging To Get Into?

Getting into East Central University is not competitive. East Central University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, East Central University accepted 65% of students, approximately 650 of the 1,005 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like East Central University, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into East Central University is not competitive.

Transferring to East Central University

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to East Central University

East Central University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into East Central University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at East Central University

What does East Central University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Class Rank Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Academic GPA Important

Make sure to check with East Central University for more information on admission factors.

East Central University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to East Central University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with East Central University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into East Central University?

Students admitted to East Central University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

East Central University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 1% of East Central University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 97% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of East Central University students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 418 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of East Central University students scored 430 or higher, and 75% scored a 418 or higher.

To be most competitive at East Central University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for East Central University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for East Central University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to East Central University

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to East Central University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in East Central University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

East Central University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to East Central University?

❌ Students who are admitted to East Central University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does East Central University accept transfer credits?

✅ East Central University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. East Central University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does East Central University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ East Central University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to East Central University?

❌ No, East Central University is test optional, so you can decide whether to send your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is East Central University's acceptance rate?

✅ East Central University has an acceptance rate of 65%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at East Central University?

❌ East Central University does not offer early decision.

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East Central University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into East Central University? East Central University is a open admission institution. The East Central University acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.


East Central University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

East Central University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

463 - 530


Reading SAT Range

418 - 430

East Central University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At East Central University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.31. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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