East Central College: Ranking & Review

United States

East Central College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,8971,1481,749

948 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

215 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

East Central College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

East Central College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

East Central College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$2,928$4,344
Fees for full-time undergraduates$552$552
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$122$181

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities263263
Health Professions and Related Programs124124
Visual and Performing Arts2626
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians2121
Precision Production1919
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1717
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences99
Personal and Culinary Services77
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Construction Trades11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Science Technologies & Technicians
Grand Total522522

A total of 522 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at East Central College.

Graduation rate21%22%20%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%
  • Part-time retention rate - 32%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff254
Instructional FTE112
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.eastcentral.edu
Address1964 Prairie Dell Rd
Union, Missouri, 63084
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
City population10,000