University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Chickasha, OK, USA
3.86 Average Rating

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is a public, 4-year institution established in the city of Chickasha, and is the only public college in the state to maintain a focus on the liberal arts. USAO’s academic programs feature a unique core curriculum, which is taught by the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies and includes a course selection designed to promote the combination of different fields of knowledge for deeper understanding throughout each students’ college careers. Many of the courses at USAO are taught by a team of two or more faculty members, allowing students the perspective of multiple professionals instead of one.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

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

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
49%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision September 2, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
85%
Out-Of-State Students
14%
83%
Submitting ACT
16%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 999
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
813
Total Number of Undergrads
813
Academic Calendar

Trimester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
72%
20-39 Students
21%
40-99 Students
5%
0
100
43%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
46%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,314
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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.
$7,200
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.
$17,550
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.
$6,030
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

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.
92%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,678
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.
92%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,637
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$6,769

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.
49%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,371
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.
$9,250
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.
$250
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
24
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
44%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Drovers
School Colors
Green/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
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

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.86 Average Rating
the university of science and arts of oklahoma is a public liberal arts university. it has small class sizes so all students get individual attention. the university provides a quality education at a low cost.
Eva from Norman, OK
USAO is a public liberal arts school with a large diversity of students and faculty who create a unique and well-rounded place. The classes are small and you can always get one-on-one attention from your professors. For being so cheap compared to most colleges, the education is high quality.
Ashley from Lawton, OK