About The University of Oklahoma (OU)
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
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’.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.