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Want the scoop on East Central College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors East Central College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is East Central College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

East Central College was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

East Central College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Central College?

Acceptance Rate

Since East Central College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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East Central College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, East Central College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at East Central College is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at East Central College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at East Central College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

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East Central College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,649 undergraduates at East Central College with 1,171 being full-time and 1,478 being part-time.

East Central College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 16.28 out of 100, East Central College is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  16.28 out of 100
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How Much Does East Central College Cost?

The overall average net price of East Central College is $7,588. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for East Central College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,329 $7,290 $8,987 $9,932 $10,381

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of East Central College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At East Central College, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $4,831 a year. That adds up to $19,324 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Central College is 15.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do East Central College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from East Central College make about $28,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 28% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of East Central College

East Central College is a public institution situated in Union, Missouri. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Location of East Central College

Contact details for East Central College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, MO 63084
Phone: 636-584-6500

East Central College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at East Central College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at East Central College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,063 students took at least one online class at East Central College. This is an increase from the 948 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,063 335
2016-2017 948 215
2015-2016 710 161
2014-2015 794 177
2013-2014 666 139

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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