East Central College (ECC)

Union, MO

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East Central College

East Central College

East Central College Student Essentials

East Central College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Falcon
Website: www.eastcentral.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,664
Out-of-State Tuition: $3,888
Retention Rate: 58%
Enrollment: 5,821
Year Established: 1968

About ECC

You don’t need to go to a four-year university to get training for a rewarding career. At East Central College in Union, Missouri you can train for highly specialized fields and do so without spending the time and incurring the debt of a four-year school.

Medical careers are some of the most satisfying, and are also in high demand. At East Central you can get a degree that will allow you to become something as specialized as an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Radiologist or Nurse.

Another great thing about these programs is that students who haven’t taken the pre-requisites may enroll in a pre-admissions program to fulfill those before moving on to the career program.

East Central doesn’t only offer medical programs either. Degrees in industrial fields such as Heating and Air Conditioning, public service careers like Culinary Arts and Fire Service, and creative jobs like Graphic Design are also available.

Students also have the option to register in more than 20 transfer programs, which will give them a foundation in such academic fields as Biology, Business, Communications, English, Fine Arts and General Studies before moving on to a four-year school.

If you’re scared of the challenges that go with studying and staying on top of your workload, don’t worry: East Central has a comprehensive tutoring service with which students can get free assistance in Math, Writing and other subjects.

While at East Central you can also enroll in a performing arts club, participate in the literary magazine or join one of many academic organizations.

If you’re hesitant to enroll because you haven’t been in school for a while or didn’t do well in high school, there’s no need to worry. East Central College admits any student with a high school diploma or GED.

While tuition costs are kept at a minimum and are significantly lower for Missouri residents, financial aid is also available to eligible students through grants, loans and other sources.

ECC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave East Central College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

The school overall seems great. The engineering program is what I know the most about. The program is rigorous, and anyone planning to attend East Central College with the intentions of studying engineering need to be prepared to work long and hard.


ECC Map & Location

East Central College
1964 Prairie Dell Rd
Union, MO 63084


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Getting Around ECC

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

3/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Union, MO

Winter
Dec
45
26
Jan
43
22
Feb
49
26
Spring
Mar
59
35
Apr
70
45
May
78
54
Summer
Jun
86
63
Jul
91
67
Aug
90
66
Fall
Sep
82
56
Oct
71
45
Nov
58
36

ECC Students

Total Students 5,821

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 96%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 1%
African American 1%
Caucasian 96%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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