Cameron University

2800 W Gore Blvd, Lawton, United States
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Overview of Cameron University

About this school

Cameron is a public, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1908, became a four-year college in 1966, and gained university status in 1974. Its 369-acre campus is located in Lawton, 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,150
    • Men:1,640 Men (39.5%)
    • Women:2,510 Women (60.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Cameron University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

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
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
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
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2800 West Gore Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Lawton, OK 73505-6377
Phone
(580) 581-2289
Fax
(580) 581-5514
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
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 not 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
100% of 1,093 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 662 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 431 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.12
375 And Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

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
• 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
20 average |16-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
18%
• Score 18 - 23
50%
• Score 12 - 17
31%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $6,180|Out-of-state: $15,510 (38.89%)
  • Room & Board: - $5,452 (34.31%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,418 (8.92%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,841 (17.88%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Cameron University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003150
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
589 (81.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
519 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
501 (96.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
30 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$7,985
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 441 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,224
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 240 (47.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,853
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 20 (4.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
61 (8.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,545

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,344 (76.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,102 (89.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,011 (95.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
120 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$8,706
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,777 (88.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,240
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,246 (62.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,688
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 57 (2.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
255 (8.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,184

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,961
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


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

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,069

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


140

Part-Time Faculty


109

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


41%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 56% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
398,295
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
240
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


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


9.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


18.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


23.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (36)


  • Accounting
  • Agriculture, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (5)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Psychology--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


98,376

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


360 acres

Weather


Temperature
25.2 average low in January, 87.3 average high in September
Rain
88 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Lawton
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


8% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


92%

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


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
-
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Cameron University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, international club, nigerian student association, greek life, nepalese association

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,814

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,150
Women
2,510
Men
1,640

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 5.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.7% Asian
  • 13.2% Black/African-American
  • 13.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 9.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 52.8% White
  • 3.1% Unknown

International Students


4.0% from 42 countries

Average Age


26

Number of Graduate Students


374

Student Resources

Study resources