78%

Acceptance Rate

$10,131

Avg.Financial Aid

003184

FAFSA Code

About The University of Oklahoma (OU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

28,564

Website

www.ou.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

University of Oklahoma (OU) is a public type university founded in 1890 with the support of Governor George Washington Steele. It is located on 407 acres in Oklahoma territorial. It is the largest residential, research university and is well known for its athletic programs. The university commits to diversity, equity, and inclusion and has become the leading voice in inclusive excellence.

  • OU accreditation is provided by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

  • The graduation rate is 68%.

  • The university retention rate is 90% for full-time and 81% for part-time students.

  • OU acceptance rate is 71%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 18:1.

  • The total student population is 27,918 out of which 21,523 are full-time and 6,395 are part-time students.


Online Education at OU

The university's online programs are planned to follow specific guidelines and formats that provide easy access to education for freshman, working adults and other professionals.

The students find it easy to incorporate the flexible schedules of the online programs into their career-centric lifestyles or busy schedules.


Reviews

Some of the reviews according to the students are given below.

  • The university campus is attractive.

  • The students or faculty do not discriminate between students coming from various backgrounds.

  • The faculty is approachable.  

  • The university has many activities and the food is best in all the colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

660 Parrington Oval

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4053250311
Fax: 4053250311
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Rankings

The university rankings according to the U.S. News are given below.

  • OU ranked 7th in ‘Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs’.

  • The university ranked 9th in ‘Best Online Bachelor’s Program’.

  • It ranked 135th in ‘Best Values School’ and 108th in ‘High School Counselor Rankings’.

  • It ranked 58th in ‘Top Public Schools’.

  • The university ranked 87th in ‘Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs’.

 

Admissions

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

N/A

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

78%

SAT Range

1140 - 1350

ACT Range

23 - 29

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$21,158

Average Annual Cost

$4,788

Books And Supplies

$667

Other Fees

$6,750

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

$10,994

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,898

Total One Year Cost

$29,097

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

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

90%

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

80%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$5,615

Faculty Overview

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Human Resources Management and Serv...

371 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

346 Graduates

Journalism

201 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

192 Graduates

Petroleum Engineering

160 Graduates

Marketing

156 Graduates

Psychology, General

151 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

144 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

136 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

136 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

127 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

125 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

112 Graduates

Sociology

107 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

95 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

83 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

80 Graduates

Political Science and Government

77 Graduates

International/Global Studies

73 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

67 Graduates

Economics

61 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

61 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

60 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

57 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

53 Graduates

History

49 Graduates

Mathematics

47 Graduates

Civil Engineering

47 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

45 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

44 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

43 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

42 Graduates

Social Work

40 Graduates

Computer Science

40 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

39 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

38 Graduates

Computer Engineering

37 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

36 Graduates

Chemistry

36 Graduates

Air Transportation

34 Graduates

Anthropology

33 Graduates

Music

27 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

27 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

27 Graduates

Construction Management

26 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

26 Graduates

Architecture

25 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

25 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

24 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

23 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

22 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

18 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

18 Graduates

Public Administration

16 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

16 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

16 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

13 Graduates

Architectural Engineering

12 Graduates

Dance

12 Graduates

Philosophy

11 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

9 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

8 Graduates

Botany/Plant Biology

8 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

7 Graduates

Physics

7 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

7 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

7 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

7 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

6 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

6 Graduates

Engineering Physics

5 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

5 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

22,152

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

22%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

59% White

2% Unknown

5% Black

10% Hispanic

9% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

4% American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

40%

Out Of State

57%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$59,523 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

30%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,378/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,616/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,616/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Sooners

School Colors

crimson and cream

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Twelve Conference

Total Male Athletes

292

Total Female Athletes

280

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

35

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Gymnastics

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Gymnastics

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

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

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,100/year

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

$0 $100,000

$13,750

$28,060

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.

$143 - 291

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.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,131

Students Receiving Federal Grants

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,775

Students Receiving State Aid

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,877

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,809

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,744

$30K - $48K

$10,392

$48K - $75K

$7,075

$75K - $110K

$3,821

> $110K

$2,304

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,359,433

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$13,163,249

The university provides various financial aid opportunities to the students. The students can use these aids for paying tuition fees or various expenses related to academics. These aids are provided in the form of grants, scholarships, work-study, and military aid. Students who want to avail these facilities need to fill up FAFSA form. University of Oklahoma (OU) federal school code is 003184.

  • Federal Aids provided are Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans.

  • State Aids provided are Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG), and Tribal Grants.

  • University of Oklahoma (OU) Scholarships provided are National Merit Finalist, Award of Excellence, Distinguished Scholar, Alumni Scholars Program, and University Scholarship.

  • Military Aids provided are Post-9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Programme.

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