Admission Overview

EC has been educating students of all stripes for more than 34 years: high school graduates, foreign scholars, masters and doctoral candidates, medical residents, and non-traditional students seeking a flexible schedule.

EC continue to expand in various choices of courses including on new online presence and give opportunities to scholar explorers
College of Art and Science
College of Communication
College of Engineering
College of Fine Arts
College of Health and rehabilitation science
Questrom School of business
School of social work
School of Information Technology

Office of Financial Aid – making quality education common

We are committed to providing student financial assistance to eligible students to help pay the costs associated with attending college. As you navigate through our site, you will discover the various types of  student financial assistance that are available through our department, the application procedures, eligibility requirements and the application deadline dates.

First, the Early FAFSA is a White House initiative designed to streamline the financial aid application process.  Students can complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA beginning October 1, 2016 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

EU has transfer agreements with several area schools to facilitate the transfer of their graduates into four-year programs. Four-year colleges and universities in the area include Antonelli College, Belhaven University, Jackson State University, Milsaps College, Mississippi College, Tougaloo College, and University of Mississippi Medical Center.

EU offers 27 Adult Basic Education classes in 16 separate locations. These classes are designed for adults who are working towards their General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Computer labs on the Goodman, Ridgeland, and Kosciusko campuses are reserved for GED preparation. Students can take the GED at the Attala Education Center. It is administrated monthly

The athletic teams at EU are known as the Warriors, and the school’s colors are black and gold. They compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Intercollegiate sports for men include football, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, and golf. Intercollegiate sports for women include basketball, soccer, softball, golf, and tennis.

Students can also participate in cheerleading. Students can also choose to participate in one of the school’s many intramural athletic programs.

The university is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The State Department of Public Instruction of Indiana, Indiana Board of Nursing Registration, Indiana Professional Standards Board, Kentucky Council of Postsecondary Education, Kentucky Education Professional Standards Bard, and Ohio Board of Regents have all approved EU.

Some programs also have specific accreditation from organizations such as the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, the Council on Social Work Education, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, and the National Association of Schools of Music.

One of the nation’s largest cities, Chicago is a major metropolitan area that offers students access to world-class arts and entertainment, museums, and recreation.