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Southern Nazarene University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Bethany, OK

$26,040

Avg tuition

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About Southern Nazarene University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Church of the Nazarene  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.

Southern Nazarene University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Bethany, Oklahoma. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,486, and admissions are selective. The university offers 59 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $26,040.

Admissions Breakdown

n/a

Acceptance Rate Insight

Information not available

Retention Rate Insight

66% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

48% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. 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.

Application Considerations

Test scores --

High school transcript --

High school rank --

Letter of recommendation --

High school GPA --

Open admission Yes

Completion of college prep program --

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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2k

Students enrolled

44%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

55%

Black

17%

Hispanic

13%

Two or more races

6%

American Indian/Alaska Native

6%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Unknown

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

58%

Socio-economic diversity

49% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

76

Total Online Enrollment

960

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

0% On-campus

100% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 100% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 100% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 100% online

Doctorate Check Bold 100% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $26,040 $26,040
Graduate $12,590 $12,590

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,600
On-campus room and board $10,300
On-campus other expenses $3,500
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $9,000
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,500
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,500

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $41,440 $41,440
Off-campus without family $40,140 $40,140
Off-campus with family $31,140 $31,140

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

49%

State Grant Aid

29%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

49%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,348
State Grant Aid $5,807
Institution Grant Aid $14,717
Pell Grant Aid $4,392

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$45k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II with football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Other Sports
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

6

Education

BA

MA

DOC

7

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

8

Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

9

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC