Oklahoma City University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Oklahoma City, OK

$32,744

Avg tuition

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About Oklahoma City University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, United Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Oklahoma City University is a small-sized private university located on an urban campus in Oklahoma City, University. OKCU was founded in 1904 and is now home to around 3,000 students. The university offers programs like Performing Arts and Religion that allow students to follow their passions. OKCU has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,429 with a high acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 77 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 64%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. OKCU tuition and fees for students are $32,594 on average. Oklahoma City University was ranked #7 for having one of the best online Master’s degree programs for Management in 2022. OKCU also was ranked #8 for being the fastest online MBA online degree programs in 2022.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

73% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

76% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

71% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-29

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1080-1263

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

22%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

62%

Hispanic

11%

Two or more races

9%

Black

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Asian

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

3%

Unknown

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

64%

Socio-economic diversity

22% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

22%

State Grant Aid

8%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

22%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,784
State Grant Aid $5,027
Institution Grant Aid $18,697
Pell Grant Aid $4,522

Financial Outlook

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

$41k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.