N/A

Acceptance Rate

$7,138

Avg.Financial Aid

003157

FAFSA Code

About Langston University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,119

Website

www.langston.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A public university by the name of Langston University is located in Langston, OK. In 1897, Langston University was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Langston University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Education For Service and its official colors are blue and orange. Out of total 2,219 students enrolled at LU, 2,033 belong to undergraduate courses while 186 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 147 faculty. Langston University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At LU around 71% are Black or African American, 8% are American Indian or Alaska Native, and 8% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. Further, around 82% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 63% of the students are females and 37% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 123 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Jennifer Hudson (Spokesperson, Actor), Bessie Coleman (Pilot), Chad Ochocinco (Athlete, American football player), and Nancy Riley (Politician, Teacher). Langston University's sporting teams are affiliated to NAIA – RRAC. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, LU offers around 108 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), ADiA (American Dietetic Association), APTA (American Physical Therapy Association), and HLC Higher Learning Commission. Langston University has around $45 million (2015) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

102 Page Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4054663428
Fax: 4054666014
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

No

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to LU is easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $15. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Langston University, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 102 Page Hall, Langston, Oklahoma 73050, or call (405) 466-3428.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,294

Average Annual Cost

$4,133

Books And Supplies

$780

Other Fees

$2,093

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,244

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,800

Total One Year Cost

$20,050

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to LU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $24,056. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

52%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

53%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$11,704

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

39 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

38 Graduates

Psychology, General

31 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

19 Graduates

Biology, General

15 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

Agriculture, General

11 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

8 Graduates

Journalism

7 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

7 Graduates

Public Health

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

5 Graduates

Sociology

5 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Engineering Technologies/Technician...

4 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

4 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

1 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,945

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

67%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

37%

US National: 44%

Female

63%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

4% White

27% Unknown

58% Black

2% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

51%

Out Of State

32%

In State

17%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$48,170 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 95% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

95%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,056/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,188/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,188/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lions

School Colors

blue and orange

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Central States Football League

Total Male Athletes

83

Total Female Athletes

51

Intramural Sports

1

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Football

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At LU, $10,446 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at LU costs around $3,188 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 37% male and 63% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$22,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$27,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,142

$30,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$230 - 317

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

71%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,138

Students Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,734

Students Receiving State Aid

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,562

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,459

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,151

$30K - $48K

$7,892

$48K - $75K

$3,685

$75K - $110K

$986

> $110K

$4,963

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at LU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,115, whereas the financial aid is $11,775. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,616, while the institutional aid is $11,775.

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