Oklahoma Christian University

Oklahoma Christian University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Oklahoma Christian University Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Oklahoma Christian University was awarded 94 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is adult and continuing education.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, OC is ranked #1,152 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when OC held the #1,501 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 32 colleges in Oklahoma, OC is ranked at #9.

See all of the rankings for Oklahoma Christian University.

Is It Hard to Get Into OC?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Oklahoma Christian University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 61%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 27% of students accepted to OC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Oklahoma Christian University  ( 500 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Oklahoma Christian University  ( 520 to 620 )
OC received ACT scores from 87% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Oklahoma Christian University  ( 20 to 27 )

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Oklahoma Christian University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Oklahoma Christian University is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Oklahoma Christian University is 50%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  50 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Oklahoma Christian University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Oklahoma Christian University has a freshmen retention rate of 78%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At OC the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 41%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  41 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Oklahoma Christian University.

Oklahoma Christian University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,755 undergraduates at OC with 1,538 being full-time and 217 being part-time.

How Much Does Oklahoma Christian University Cost?

The overall average net price of OC is $16,177. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for OC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,007 $15,534 $17,068 $18,904 $16,960

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of OC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At OC, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,052 a year. That adds up to $28,208 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at OC is 4.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do OC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from OC make about $43,503 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Oklahoma Christian University make the most money.

Location of Oklahoma Christian University

Located in Edmond, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Christian University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for OC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, OK 73013
Phone: 405-425-5000
Website: www.oc.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oklahomachristian
Twitter: https://twitter.com/okchristian

Oklahoma Christian University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 56 majors graduated from Oklahoma Christian University. Of these students, 335 received undergraduate degrees and 183 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 49 $56,096
Design & Applied Arts 31 $27,927
Mechanical Engineering 19 $58,287
Liberal Arts General Studies 17 NA
General Biology 17 NA
Computer Science 16 NA
Accounting 15 $54,139
Marketing 15 NA
Human Development & Family Studies 14 NA
Electrical Engineering 14 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Oklahoma Christian University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at OC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 856 students took at least one online class at Oklahoma Christian University. This is an increase from the 621 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 856 315
2018-2019 621 163
2017-2018 475 131
2016-2017 545 160
2015-2016 613 186

Learn more about online learning at Oklahoma Christian University.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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