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Is ECU a Good School for the Money?

East Central University Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if ECU is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Within Oklahoma, ECU Offers Average Quality for a Good Price.

Top 50% Oklahoma Value
Average Oklahoma Quality

East Central University is ranked #14 out of #24 in Oklahoma for quality and #8 out of #24 for Oklahoma value.

This makes it average quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  8 out of 24
Great Value
State Value Score  66.67 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the ECU financial aid page to be sure.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Below Average National Quality

East Central University is ranked #719 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

East Central University is priced appropriately for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a fair value recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  719 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  51.16 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Northwestern Oklahoma State University $93,074 C
East Central University $94,126 C
Coppin State University $107,599 D
Lander University $109,050 D
Olivet College $110,918 D
Bay State College $176,558 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $94,126 For That Piece of Paper

The ECU time to graduate is about 4.5 years and will cost an estimated $20,917 per year. This brings the total cost to 94,126.

Average Yearly Cost $20,917
Average Years to Graduate 4.5
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $94,126

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average ECU net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on ECU cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$55,251 In-State With Aid
$112,990 Avg Cost No Aid
4.5 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how ECU value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $112,990 #517 B-
All Students $94,126 #719 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $84,838 #681 C
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $83,403 #6 B+
All Students $64,539 #8 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $55,251 #7 B

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Oklahoma.

About 85% of ECU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what ECU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average ECU cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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