We educate and empower students to understand and transform our world.


East Central University has empowered students to understand and transform our world for more than 100 years.

Since its founding in 1909 as one of the state’s first schools for the training of teachers, the university has inspired hundreds of thousands of students and is today recognized as Oklahoma’s premier student-centered regional university.

Our Core Values

  • 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.

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Accreditations & Affiliations

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Online Experience

Discover what it means to be an online student and earn your degree in a format designed for the 21st-century student.

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Our History

Founded in 1909, ECU has served as an institution of excellence for more than a century.

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