East Central College: Ranking & Review

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East Central College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
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
Off-campus$22,252$23,668
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
In-stateOut-of-state
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
Education2828
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
Engineering33
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.

TotalMenWomen
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
Phone6365846500