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Langston University

701 Sammy Davis Jr Dr, Langston, United States
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  • Total Documents
    1
  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    4
  • Previously Enrolled
    32

Overview of Langston University (LU)

About this school

Langston, founded in 1897, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 40-acre campus is located in Langston, 42 miles north of Oklahoma City.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,013
    • Men:736 (36.6%)
    • Women:1,277 (63.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (LU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Langston University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 907
City, State, Zip
Langston, OK  73050
Phone
(405) 466-3428
Fax
(405) 466-3381
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
61% of 9,244 applicants were admitted
Women
61% of 5,977 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 3,267 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
985 (17%) of 5,635 admitted students enrolled
Women
605 (17%) of 3,655 admitted students enrolled
Men
380 (19%) of 1,980 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.79
375 And Above
6%
3.50 - 3.74
5%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
37%
2.00 - 2.49
24%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16 average |13-20 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (LU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $5,950|Out-of-state: $13,300
  • Room & Board: - $10,094 (69.64261073547675%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,600 (11.039050641644819%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,800 (19.318338622878432%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Langston University accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On or about June 30
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003157
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
590 (97.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
560 (94.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
529 (94.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
65 (12.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$10,170
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 498 (94.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,161
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 29 (5.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,168
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 130 (24.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
44 (7.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,879

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,939 (96.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,814 (93.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,706 (94.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
334 (19.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$10,893
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,503 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,109
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 165 (9.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,544
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 513 (30.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
197 (9.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,138

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$39,681
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Business, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Health Fields
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Ethnic Background

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (LU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


141

Part-Time Faculty


80

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


33%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
254,452

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
300
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Langston University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


47.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


15.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


46.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.0%

Programs & Majors (LU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Gerontology
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Urban Education

Campus Life (LU)

Location & Geography

Population


1,777

Nearest Metropolitan Area


40 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Oklahoma City

Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 87.7 average high in September
Rain
88 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
40 mile(s) from campus in Oklahoma City
Nearest Bus Station
11 mile(s) from campus in Guthrie
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


67% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


35%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Navy and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, football, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Langston University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, student senate, sorority and fraternity (greek letter), naacp, pre- alumni council

Sororities


19% of women participate

Fraternities


16% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,664

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,013
Women
1,277
Men
736

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.0% Asian
  • 79.6% Black/African-American
  • 2.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 11.5% White
  • 3.9% Unknown

International Students


0.8% from 12 countries

Average Age


27

Number of Graduate Students


209

Student Resources (LU)

Study resources