OCU

Oklahoma City University

2501 N Blackwelder Ave, Oklahoma, United States
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  • Total Documents
    0
  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    16
  • Previously Enrolled
    35

Overview of Oklahoma City University (OCU)

About this school

Oklahoma City, founded in 1904, is a church-affiliated university. Its 68-acre campus is located in downtown Oklahoma City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,692
    • Men:543 (32.1%)
    • Women:1,149 (67.9%)

Location

Static map

Admission Information (OCU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

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
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

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: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2501 North Blackwelder
City, State, Zip
Oklahoma City, OK  73106-1402
Phone
(405) 208-5050
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
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
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
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
72% of 1,820 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 1,202 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 618 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
528 (40%) of 1,305 admitted students enrolled
Women
369 (41%) of 891 admitted students enrolled
Men
159 (38%) of 414 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.77
375 And Above
60%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
540-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
8%
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
570-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
48%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
5%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |23-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
13%
• Score 24 - 29
56%
• Score 18 - 23
29%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (OCU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $31,026 (70.31866189202665%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,896 (20.162277321970898%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (3.3996645664294456%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,700 (6.1193962195730025%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Oklahoma City University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003166
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
208 (63.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
169 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
154 (91.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
133 (86.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$23,951
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 151 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,925
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 109 (70.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $322
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 21 (13.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
33 (10.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,508

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
749 (46.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
663 (88.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
596 (89.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
525 (88.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$21,635
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 573 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,773
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 436 (73.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $305
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 67 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
73 (4.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,043

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,209
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Native American Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Communication, Education, Home Economics, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Debating, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,407

Academics & Instruction (OCU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


194

Part-Time Faculty


74

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


48%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% 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: - 61% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# 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
1,278,381

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
368
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Oklahoma City University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


49.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


62.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


63.0%

Programs & Majors (OCU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (63)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • History, General
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Montessori Teacher Education
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No 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, Visual and performing arts, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


Business administration, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Liberal Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (16)


  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy Management and Policy
  • English as a Second Language
  • Law
  • Music
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Photography
  • Sociology
  • Writing

Campus Life (OCU)

Location & Geography

Population


610,613

Nearest Metropolitan Area


104 acres

Environment


Urban 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
10 mile(s) from campus in Oklahoma City
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Oklahoma City
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


53% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


47%

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
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Stars
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, golf, softball, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Oklahoma City University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, tri-beta, multicultural student association, student nursing associate, fellowship of christian athletes

Sororities


11% of women participate

Fraternities


23% 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


1,542

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,692
Women
1,149
Men
543

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 2.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.3% Asian
  • 5.6% Black/African-American
  • 10.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 9.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.2% White
  • 0.1% Unknown

International Students


11.0% from 51 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,129

Student Resources (OCU)

Study resources

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