The University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

The University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$9,062

$24,443

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
45%
500-599
37%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
700-800
14%
600-699
37%
500-599
41%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
48%
18-23
30%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,603
Declined 3,070
Total Received 15,673
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Public

22,582

undergraduate students

8,625

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Oklahoma, founded in 1890, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Allied Health, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences, Business, Continuing Education, Dentistry, Earth & Energy, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, International Studies, Journalism & Mass Communication, Law, Liberal Studies, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health. Its 4,138-acres are spread across campuses in Norman, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa with an additional 1,197-acres located in other counties and states.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 31,207
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

3,955-acre campus in Norman (population: 122,843), 20 miles south of Oklahoma City; branch campuses in Oklahoma City and Tulsa (183 acres); additional 1,197-acres located in other counties and states. Major airport, bus, and train serve Oklahoma City. School operates transportation to various locations in Norman. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Oklahoma City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Will Rogers World

The University of Oklahoma
660 Parrington Oval
Norman, OK
73019-0390

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32.5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activities Council Soonerthon
  • Campus Activities Council Homecoming
  • Engineers Club
  • Relay For Life
  • The Big Event

Top Events

  • Campus Activities Council Homecoming
  • The Big Event
  • Campus Activities Council Soonerthon

Fun Facts

  • No, you're not imagining it—that really is a horse-drawn covered wagon rambling across the football field at the University of Oklahoma! The Sooner Schooner is the school's official mascot.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • crime prevention programs, police bicycle patrols, self-defense classes, emergency notification system, lighted pathways/sidewalks

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
89%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
45%
500-599
37%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
700-800
14%
600-699
37%
500-599
41%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
48%
18-23
30%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline February 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.62

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,603
Declined 3,070
Total Received 15,673

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

96%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,944

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,788
Room & board $10,994
Additional fees $4,274.50
Books & supplies $667
Other fees $4,080
Total $24,803.50
Average Financial Aid - $4,944
Total with Avg. Aid $19,859.50

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, crew, curling, cycling, fencing, field hockey, fishing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, soccer, shooting sports, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, crew, curling, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, fishing, rugby, sailing, shooting sports, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball. weight lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Crew, Cross-country running, Field hockey, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rowing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Golf, Racquetball, Rowing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
Anthropology
Arabic Language and Literature
Architectural Engineering
Architecture
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Botany/Plant Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, General
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Meteorology
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Pedagogy
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Organizational Behavior Studies
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

31,207

total students

65.6%

in-state

34.4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

22,582
students

Female
52%
11,809

Male
48%
10,773

28%

8,625
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

19,762
students

Female
53%
10,461

Male
47%
9,301

13%

2,820
students

Female
48%
1,348

Male
52%
1,472

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 88%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 22%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,291

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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