Oklahoma Christian University

2501 E Memorial Rd, Oklahoma City, United States
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Overview of Oklahoma Christian University

About this school

Oklahoma Christian, founded in 1950, is a church-affiliated university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Oklahoma City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,986
    • Men:1,006 (50.7%)
    • Women:980 (49.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Oklahoma Christian 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
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 25
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 11000
City, State, Zip
Oklahoma City, OK  73136-1100
Phone
(405) 425-5050
Fax
(405) 425-5208
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
51% of 2,530 applicants were admitted
Women
40% of 1,533 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 997 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
602 (47%) of 1,289 admitted students enrolled
Women
296 (48%) of 616 admitted students enrolled
Men
306 (45%) of 673 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.54
375 And Above
45%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

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
24 average |21-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
14%
• Score 24 - 29
38%
• Score 18 - 23
41%
• Score 12 - 17
8%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $22,760 (62.270861833105336%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,190 (22.40766073871409%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (3.283173734610123%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,400 (12.038303693570452%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Oklahoma Christian University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003165
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
382 (82.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
304 (79.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
304 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
146 (48.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$23,205
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 161 (53.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,995
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 170 (55.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,823
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 283 (93.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
152 (32.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,185

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,392 (75.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,183 (85.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,181 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
505 (42.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$23,007
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 714 (60.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,258
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 602 (51.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,306
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,000 (84.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
570 (30.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,552

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,438
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, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Engineering/Technologies, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students

Employment


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

Academics & Instruction

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


92

Part-Time Faculty


119

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


34%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# 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
218,382

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
101
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


Oklahoma Christian University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


34.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (60)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family and Community Services
  • Finance, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Voice and Opera
  • Woodwind Instruments

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Theological Studies, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, Master of Divinity, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (18)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Project Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


610,613

Nearest Metropolitan Area


200 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Oklahoma City

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
18 mile(s) from campus in Oklahoma City
Nearest Bus Station
Oklahoma City
Nearest Train Station
Oklahoma City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


81% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


19%

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
Eagle
School Colors
Maroon and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Oklahoma Christian University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, outreach, wishing well project, student government association, young republicans, college democrats

Sororities


36% of women participate

Fraternities


31% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,870

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,986
Women
980
Men
1,006

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.1% Asian
  • 5.8% Black/African-American
  • 6.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 76.6% White
  • 0.1% Unknown

International Students


5.5% from 36 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


484

Student Resources

Study resources