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Social Work at East Central University

What traits are you looking for in a social work school? To help you decide if East Central University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's social work program.

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 social work from ECU.

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

ECU Social Work Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work

Online Classes Are Available at ECU

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, ECU does offer online courses in social work for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

ECU Social Work Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The social work major at ECU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Social Work. 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 Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools 330

Social Work Student Demographics at ECU

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

ECU Social Work Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 12% of social work bachelor's degrees went to men and 88% went to women.

ECU Gender Breakdown of Social Work Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 69% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in social work 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 social work.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social Work Majors at East Central University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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

Careers That Social Work Grads May Go Into

A degree in social work 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
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 6,330 $36,470
Healthcare Social Workers 1,980 $48,580
Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,260 $37,380
Social and Community Service Managers 1,040 $62,530
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 960 $37,730


*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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