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Physics at East Central University

If you plan to study physics, take a look at what East Central University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

ECU is located in Ada, Oklahoma and has a total student population of 3,613. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 students received a bachelor's degree in physics from ECU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Physics section at the bottom of this page.

ECU Physics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

ECU Physics Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the physics progam at ECU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The physics major at ECU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Physics. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Physics Schools 86
Most Popular Physics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 145

Physics Student Demographics at ECU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the physics majors at East Central University.

ECU Physics Bachelor’s Program

12% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 88% of physics bachelor's degrees went to men and 12% went to women.

ECU Gender Breakdown of Physics Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 62% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in physics at ECU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from East Central University with a bachelor's in physics.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Physics Majors at East Central University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 10
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

ECU also has a doctoral program available in physics. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Physics Grads May Go Into

A degree in physics can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for OK, the home state for East Central University.

Occupation Jobs in OK Average Salary in OK
High School Teachers 11,400 $42,540
Natural Sciences Managers 360 $116,160
Physics Postsecondary Professors 100 $85,930
Physicists 40 $164,190


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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