Oklahoma Christian University

Edmond, OK, USA
3.99 Average Rating

Oklahoma Christian University is a private Christian liberal arts university founded in 1950 by members of the Churches of Christ. The 240-acre campus is on the north side of Oklahoma City and includes a 30,000 square foot Prince Engineering Center. OCU students and staff coordinate more than 30 annual service and ministry events to countries including Austria, Croatia, Ghana and Honduras. OCU also offers an internship program in which students can travel to Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Oceania, or North America to live with missionaries and participate in education, healthcare, or development projects.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Churches of Christ
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
63%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
41%
Out-Of-State Students
54%
86%
Submitting ACT
29%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1146
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,458
Total Number of Undergrads
1,972
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
60%
20-39 Students
28%
40-99 Students
10%
100+ Students
1%
0
100
31%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,206
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$22,760
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$22,760
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,190
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

0
100
54%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
27%
Average Aid Per Year
$13,005
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
27%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,654
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$11,485

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
52%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,597
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$16,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$269
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Student Organizations
56
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
80%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Eagles
School Colors
Grey/Maroon
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Oklahoma City
Dallas
Tulsa
Houston
Denver
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.99 Average Rating
OC's main goal is to encourage their students to desire God in everything they do. They are committed to each individual and I rate this school a perfect 10. My school shows morality and humility in everything that they do.
Ashley from Fort Worth, TX
Their are professors that are very personal. They care about you. Great opportunity for an amazing college experience in a beautiful and caring environment.
Whitney from Pryor, OK
oklahoma christian university is a good school because students not only excel in the classroom but are provided with hands on activities that enhance their character. the university has successfully demonstrated a good foundation for building firm foundations upon which student can build their future lives.
Joshua from Oklahoma City, OK
it is a great school. i have learned so much.. the class size is small and the instructors take time with the students and help them learn the material.
Great school, has a lot to offer.
John from Valley View, TX
I love it here. They use the phrase "OC is home" rather often, and that is so true! They are committed to making everyone feel welcomed from the community to the advisors, and anything in between.
Olivia from Pasadena, CA
The size is perfect for people who aren't quite ready to be thrown into the real world. The professors are personal and attentive. My fellow classmates are wonderful and so unbelievably friendly!
Whitney from Topeka, KS
The class size is small which provides individual help from teacher to student. The campus is always clean and easy get around on. The cafeteria serves wonderful food all day long.
Kara from Edmond, OK
The university is filled with amazing students and faculty. I feel at home, and that's the whole goal of OC. Professors are eager to help you, and the small class sizes gives you a better opportunity to get answers to your questions in class.
Dakota from Jones, OK