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Oklahoma City University is a private institution that was founded in 1904. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,227, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 104 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Oklahoma City University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 26. Its tuition and fees are $28,190 (2012-13).
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Oklahoma City University embraces the United Methodist tradition of scholarship and service which welcomes those of all faiths in a diverse student-centered environment. Students pursue academic excellence through a rigorous liberal arts curriculum that focuses on their intellectual, spiritual, and moral development to prepare them to become effective leaders in service to their communities. Service learning is incorporated throughout the curriculum. Students receive personalized attention and experienced instruction from faculty committed to guiding and mentoring students. OCU offers rigorous private education accessible and affordable to all.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
When applying to Oklahoma City University, it's important to note the application deadline is May 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at Oklahoma City University is $50. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 74.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||74.0%|
|Application deadline||May 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Oklahoma City University is 11:1, and the school has 72.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Oklahoma City University include: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Visual and Performing Arts; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.5 percent.
Oklahoma City University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,227, with a gender distribution of 37.1 percent male students and 62.9 percent female students. At this school, 58.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 42.0 percent of students live off campus. Oklahoma City University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Oklahoma City University offers a number of student services including placement service, health service, and health insurance. Oklahoma City University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Oklahoma City University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Oklahoma City University, 61.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,733.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$28,190 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,170 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data