Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Bartlesville, OK 74006
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Oklahoma Wesleyan University is one of the fourteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Oklahoma. The campus is located in Bartlesville town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,204 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 204 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 108 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 53%). Every year 45% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Oklahoma Wesleyan University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $24,710, and fees were $1,380. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,710 and $1,380 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students1,204
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate53%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 1 15
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1978 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/25/1999 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT900 to 1070
ACT18 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor 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).

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$1,030/credit
In State Students$1,030/credit
Out of State Students$1,030/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$515/credit
In State Students$515/credit
Out of State Students$515/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 $46,350 $46,350 $46,350
ADN 70 $72,100 $72,100 $72,100
BSN 125 $128,750 $128,750 $128,750
FNP 50 $25,750 $25,750 $25,750
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, 100% of Oklahoma Wesleyan 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 46% $4,023
Other Federal Grant 20% $1,771
State Grant & Scholarships 15% $3,352
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $8,936
Federal Student Loans 84% $5,541
Private Loans 1% $9,811


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$23,856
$30,001 to $48,000$23,556
$48,001 to $75,000$25,998
$75,001 to $110,000$28,742
Over $110,000$27,958

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
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 Wesleyan University
2201 Silver Lake Rd
Bartlesville, OK 74006

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