Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK 73106
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Oklahoma City University is one of the fourteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Oklahoma. The campus is located in an urban area, in Oklahoma City.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,845 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 296 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 243 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 82%). Every year 63% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Oklahoma City University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $27,276, and fees were $3,450. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,276 and $3,450 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students2,845
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 30 142
Master's degree 1 9
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 5 6
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 81.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1951 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
01/01/2012 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
10/01/2007 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/1986 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1110 to 1280
ACT23 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $55
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$925/credit
In State Students$925/credit
Out of State Students$925/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$763/credit
In State Students$763/credit
Out of State Students$763/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $41,625 $41,625 $41,625
ADN 70 $64,750 $64,750 $64,750
BSN 125 $115,625 $115,625 $115,625
FNP 50 $38,150 $38,150 $38,150
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of Oklahoma City University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 21% $4,335
Other Federal Grant 8% $1,433
State Grant & Scholarships 12% $5,047
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 95% $16,888
Federal Student Loans 48% $5,395
Private Loans 2% $20,781


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$18,765
$30,001 to $48,000$22,972
$48,001 to $75,000$29,687
$75,001 to $110,000$30,345
Over $110,000$33,262

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oklahoma state board of nursing.
Oklahoma City University
2501 N Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

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