Southern Nazarene University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Bethany, OK

$26,000

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 2,208, and admissions are selective. The university offers 85 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for students are $26,000.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

68% 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

48% 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.

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Open admission Yes

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SAT & ACT

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Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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2k

Students enrolled

32%

Online student enrollment

14:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

58%

Black

16%

Hispanic

13%

Two or more races

6%

American Indian/Alaska Native

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

Unknown

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

55%

Socio-economic diversity

41% 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

42%

State Grant Aid

21%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,990
State Grant Aid $5,063
Institution Grant Aid $14,465
Pell Grant Aid $4,228

Financial Outlook

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

$45k

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.