• Address: 2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, Oklahoma 73013

  • Phone Number: (800) 877-5010

  • Website: http://www.oc.edu/

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About Oklahoma Christian University

Oklahoma Christian University is a private not-for-profit university with a Christian religious affiliation. The institution is located at Edmond in Oklahoma. The university was established under the name Central Christian College in 1950. In 1990, considering the institution’s infrastructural growth and academic headway, the college was granted the university status.

  • The total population at the university consists of 2,557 students. This includes 2,149 full-time students along with 408 part-time enrollments.

  • Oklahoma Christian University acceptance rate is 61%.

  • The retention rate for full-time admissions is 77% and for part-time students is 69%.

  • The student-faculty ratio at the institution is 13:1.

  • The university also has a total graduation rate of 49%.

  • Oklahoma Christian University address is 2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, Oklahoma, 73013.

Oklahoma Christian University Online

  • The university provides 4 online programs across 4 majors.

  • The online education system at the university is designed to be as exhaustive and productive as the traditional classroom programs. However, the implementation of the process of teaching and the execution of the programs are done in an extremely flexible way.

  • The students are at liberty to attend classes and complete the coursework on a self-implemented schedule. This flexibility enables working professionals and adult learners to pursue higher education without compromising their careers. The programs are easy to be incorporated into their busy schedules.

  • Online resources such as materials from the library and pattern of the coursework are provided by the university to aid the students in their education.

  • The online programs at the university are facilitated by the Oklahoma Christian University Blackboard online classes management system. This user-friendly online platform makes use of many interactive features and an organized online environment to make the experience productive and easily navigable for the students.

  • The students can access their online classes, syllabus, grade report, attend quizzes, be part of discussion boards and partake in interaction with the professors through by providing the Oklahoma Christian University login credentials to the online Blackboard platform.


Oklahoma Christian University Schools

There are 5 schools at the university that indulges in online education.

  • College of Business Administration

  • College of Natural and Health Sciences

  • College of Liberal Arts

  • College of Biblical Studies

  • College of Engineering and Computer Science


Oklahoma Christian University Tuition and Programs

The total average tuition fee for the online Master's program at the university is $20,093 per annum. Oklahoma Christian University majors include Business Management, Health Science, Accounting and Engineering.

The various online programs provided by the university are mentioned below.

Master of Science in Engineering

Master of Healthcare Administration

Master of Business Administration

Master of Accountancy


Oklahoma Christian University Financial Aid

The university provides different financial support services to students who need them. These services can be employed to pay tuition fees and to meet other academic requirements.

Financial Aid at the university is given in various formats such as scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study opportunities. Students have to meet certain eligibility criteria to be furnished with these aids.

The eligibility factors for various formats range from academic performance and project submissions to nationality and citizenship to a verifiable military background and financial conditions of the applicants.

Eligible students who wish to avail of these services are required to fill in the FAFSA form. Oklahoma Christian University federal school code is 003165. The various financial aids provided at the university are

  • Federal Aid such as Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loans, and Federal Work-Study option.

  • Institutional Aid provided by the university include Oklahoma Christian University scholarships such as The Founders Scholarship, The President’s Scholarship, The Dean’s Scholarship, and The Eagle Award.  

  • Military Aids such as the Yellow Ribbon Program and Post 9/11 GI Bill also provided.

  • State Aids include Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant, Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant, Oklahoma’s Promise, Academic Scholars Program, and the Oklahoma State Regents Scholarship.


Oklahoma Christian University Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

  • Oklahoma Christian University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accredited Programs

  • Master of Business Administration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.


Oklahoma Christian University Library

  • The university hosts the Tom and Ada Beam Library.

  • The library houses an extensive accretion of periodicals, books, rare books, reserve collection, restoration history collection, reference materials, research support items, and curriculum library collections.

  • The library has been providing academic assistance to its community since 1965.


Oklahoma Christian University Rankings and Reviews

The ranking according to the U.S.News is given below

  • The university is ranked at number 64 in Regional Universities-West and at number 33 in Best Colleges for Veterans.

  • The university is ranked at number 17 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, number 55 in Best Value Schools, and at number 181 in Engineering Programs excluding doctorate.

Some of the student's reviews are given below

  • The Edmond experience is amazing and the university is simply great.

  • The infrastructural provisions and the academic resources around the campus is good.

  • The Oklahoma Christian University nursing program is provided with such expertise and detail along with hands-on experience in a real hospital environment.

  • The student crowd at the university is extremely friendly and supportive of others.

  • The faculty members ensure student success and professionalism in the conduction of classes.

  • The online classes are easy to understand and the interface is easy to go through. The syllabus is challenging but the involvement of online activities in the learning process makes it interesting and easy to grasp.

  • Students can easily access any information required on the online platform by providing the Oklahoma Christian University email and corresponding credentials.


Oklahoma Christian University Campus Life

  • The university understands and respects the advantages of extracurricular activities in student life and assembles appropriate arrangements for the same.

  • There are approximately 60 student organizations at the university for the students to be involved. Over 16 intramural sports are available for student participation.

  • More than 250 students partake in over 12 sporting events at the university for which infrastructural provisions are also granted by the university.

  • The various student clubs and student run organizations at the university include Aerie, AGAPE, Chamber Singers, Chorale, Eagle Angle, INTAM, Jazz Band, Music Production, Opera Studio, Spring Sing Committee, Students in Free Enterprise, Seat Band, Toastmasters International, Wind Ensemble, and Symphonic Band among many others.

Oklahoma Christian University Athletics

  • The university recognizes various sports activities and is an active promoter of coaching student athletes.

  • Some of the athletics observed at the university include baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, soccer, softball, volleyball, and other track and field events.

  • The amenities provided to the students to facilitate training and playing of these sports are Bobby Murcer Indoor Training Facility, Dave Smith Athletic Center which is the Oklahoma Christian University basketball facility, Dobson Field, Jackson Family Intramural Field, Junior Lorentz Golf Center, Tom Heath Field and Lawson Plaza, Payne Athletic Center, and the Ray Vaughn Track.  

Oklahoma Christian University Bookstore

  • The university bookstore provides facilities for rental and purchase of textbooks and guides for academic purposes.

  • The online platform of the bookstore is accessible by providing Oklahoma Christian University student login information.

  • Other items at the bookstore include diploma frames, furniture items, dorm decoration items, gifts, apparels, clothing, and various college logo merchandises.  

Oklahoma Christian University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
Also see:
For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

Edmond, Oklahoma

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003165
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What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

HLC
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

ACBSP

Religious Affiliation

Christian
Also see:
What are Religious Affiliated Colleges and Universities?

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Veterans Friendly , Financial Aid, Military Friendly, Yellow Ribbon Program

Data Source: http://www.oc.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Oklahoma Christian University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 61 %
Student Faculty Ratio 13: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 77 % Part Time: 69 %
Total Population 2,557
Student Population Full Time: 2,149 Part Time: 408
Gender Division Male: 55 % Female: 45 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 2,256 874 1,382
Total Applicants Admitted - 1,372 583 789
Applicants Enrolled - 458 231 227
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 458 231 227

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 48 %

The College Monk

Female: 49 %

Total Graduation Rate: 49 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Oklahoma Christian University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Oklahoma Christian University

College of Business Administration

Majors available

Business Management Psychology

College of Liberal Arts

Majors available

Literature History

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Majors available

Health Science Fine Arts

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Majors available

Public Administration Interdisciplinary Studies

College of Biblical Studies

Majors available

Behavioral Sciences

Oklahoma Christian University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $25
Graduate Application Fee $25

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 134
Number of students submitting ACT scores 387
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 29%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 84%
SAT Math 545 average 480 - 610 range
SAT Critical Reading 555 average 490 - 620 range
SAT Writing 535 average 490 - 580 range
ACT Composite 24 average 21 - 28 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Oklahoma Christian University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,039 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $615 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $6,386 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,500 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,500 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $6,386 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
The Founders Scholarship $12,000 GPA of 2.8. Varies
The Presidents Scholarship $10,000 GPA of 2.8. Varies
The Deans Scholarship $8,000 GPA of 2.6. Varies
The Eagle Award $5,000 GPA of 2.4. Varies

Data Source: http://www.oc.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program $14,984 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $14,984 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: http://www.oc.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant $1,300 Undergraduate Oklahoma high school graduates. Varies
Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant $2,000 Undergraduate Oklahoma high school graduates. Varies
Oklahoma's Promise $4,507 Based on Family Income. Academic Performance Standards Varies
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Academic Scholars Program $2,000 3.25 cumulative GPA, 34 or higher on the ACT. Varies
Oklahoma State Regents Scholarship $2,000 Maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.25. Varies

Data Source: http://www.oc.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $13,519
$30,001 - $48,000 $14,566
$48,001 - $75,000 $16,252
$75,001 - $110,000 $18,973
Over $110,000 $22,405

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 28% $4,130
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 99% $12,182
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 26% $4,758
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 99% $10,550
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $7,113
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $6,262
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 19,344
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 2
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $9,000
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $4,500
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 51 $14,017
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 36 $16,921
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 15 $7,048

Data Source: http://www.oc.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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