Welcome to the School of Nursing

Dear Prospective Student,

On behalf of the faculty of East Central University School of Nursing, I extend to you our warmest welcome. We are pleased that you have chosen ECU to further your education and profession. ECU has a long history of excellence in nursing education and strives to be a premier Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. ECU’s School of Nursing is accessible at the main campus in Ada, as well as the distant sites in Ardmore and Durant.

Be assured that every faculty member, as well as every member of the administrative team, is eager to help you succeed in your nursing career. It is of utmost importance that you see a nursing advisor as soon as possible for help in selecting the essential pre-requisite courses. Since admission to the ECU School of Nursing is a competitive process, we want to help you be a successful candidate!

Please do not hesitate to contact us if there is any way in which we can be of assistance to you. Your success in the program is important to us. Moreover, we hope you will enjoy this challenging and rewarding experience as well.

Again, our warmest welcome to East Central University and the East Central University School of Nursing.


Carolyn C. Lewis, PhD, RN, CNE