University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Chickasha, OK, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$7,149
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$4,632
$30k - $48k
$5,023
$48k - $75k
$7,390
$75k - $110k
$11,380
$110k+
$12,557
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
$1,200
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

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.
43%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,814
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.
43%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,638
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$6,746
Students receiving state aid
36%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$5,510
Students receiving federal aid
42%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,638

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.
41%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,817
Students receiving federal loans
41%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$5,724
Average Other Loans Per Year
$3,940
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.
$9,329
Loan Default Rate
15%
US National: 7%
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.
$207

What Students Are Saying

3.67 Average Rating
The prices are much the same as a community college, but the experience is that of a typical university. The college is its own little community.
Hailey from Amarillo, TX
Being the only public Liberal Arts college in Oklahoma, USAO should be very expensive. I love how it is not that expensive but I feel like I'm getting a top-notch education.
Ashley from Lawton, OK
for being a public liberal arts university, usao is very cheap, in fact it is one of the cheapest in the state, not including community colleges. you still need scholarships to avoid debt, but it is a low cost for a quality education.
Eva from Norman, OK
It is very affordable here at USAO. Scooters is our restaurant here on campus and they are extremely affordable even without a meal plan. The big thing is the teachers actually want to be here and that makes it very worth it to spend money going here. They all enjoy teaching and helping the students.
Victoria from Yukon, OK
I love the fact that I am getting an Ivy- League University level education with a community college price tag. The professors really care about how you're doing in your classes and will help you to all hours of the night and day to make sure you fully understand what is going on.
Laci from Holdenville, OK
USAO is extremely affordable to students of all types. More than 70 percent of the students have some type of scholarship straight from the school. Housing is more afforable than most other schools with the same type of arrangements.
Alysha from Lawton, OK