ECU is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma. ECU offers thirty undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts and letters, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing, and the social sciences; and six master’s degrees in accounting, education, human resources, management, and psychology. ECU's 4,000 (average) students come from 33 countries and 25 different states. About 62% of the 154 faculty members hold doctorates.

ECU’s MISSION: We educate and empower students to understand and transform our world.

ECU’s VISION: First choice because of who we are.


  • We are humble, kind, and generous, caring for our students and one another.
  • We go the extra mile to provide an exceptional experience for students and those we serve.
  • We are forward-thinking, adaptable, and open to new ideas.
  • We are committed to solving problems, whether our own or others’.

East Central University, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admission, employment, financial aid, and educational services. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Employment Services Director, 1100 E. 14th, Adm 160, Ada, OK 74820, (580) 559-5260.

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    Mailing Address
    Employment Services Office
    East Central University
    1100 E. 14th Street, PMB D-2
    Ada, OK 74820

    Administration Building
    Room 160
    580-559-5484 (fax)