Chances of getting into East Central University

East Central University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
82.6%
Admission Difficulty for East Central University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into ECU and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 671 out of 812 applicants were admitted making East Central University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. East Central University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 74% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by East Central University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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ECU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for East Central University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for East Central University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1020

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to East Central University?

East Central University typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

East Central University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >89%
1020 to 1110 Avg + 83%-89%
930 to 1020 Avg - 74%-83%
840 to 930 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 840 Low <63%
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ECU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
100%
ACT Scores for East Central University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for East Central University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into ECU?

Admission data indicates that ECU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to East Central University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

East Central University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >90%
20 to 23 Avg + 83%-90%
18 to 20 Avg - 76%-83%
16 to 18 Reach 68%-76%
Less than 16 Low <68%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into East Central University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at East Central University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Oklahoma for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as ECU accepts 83% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted East Central University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 26% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

77% of East Central University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted East Central University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

East Central University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 454 358 812
Accepted 379 292 671
Acceptance Rate 83% 82% 83%
Enrolled 271 222 494
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 72% 76% 74%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to East Central University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

East Central University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at East Central University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207041 IPEDS survey data for East Central University.

Frequently Asked Questions

8% of students submit their SAT scores to ECU. 100% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

83% of those who apply are granted admission to ECU. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1110. 8% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 100% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.