Southern Nazarene University

Bethany, OK 73008
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Southern Nazarene University is one of the fourteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Oklahoma. The campus is located in a suburb, in Bethany.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,165 students attend the school. Every year 45% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Southern Nazarene University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $24,410, and fees were $768. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,410 and $768 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students2,165
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation
Church of the Nazarene
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 33
Master's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 74.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1956 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/20/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/15/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates --

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$814/credit
In State Students$814/credit
Out of State Students$814/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $36,630 $36,630 $36,630
ADN 70 $56,980 $56,980 $56,980
BSN 125 $101,750 $101,750 $101,750
FNP 50 -- -- --
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, 93% of Southern Nazarene 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 31% $4,048
Other Federal Grant 24% $836
State Grant & Scholarships 15% $4,731
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 75% $17,650
Federal Student Loans 68% $8,825
Private Loans 5% $8,792


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$20,452
$30,001 to $48,000$18,617
$48,001 to $75,000$20,018
$75,001 to $110,000$20,436
Over $110,000$21,125

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oklahoma state board of nursing.
Southern Nazarene University
6729 NW 39th Expy
Bethany, OK 73008

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