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Oklahoma Christian University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Oklahoma Christian University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Oklahoma Christian University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Oklahoma Christian University was awarded 10 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher education grade specific.

Overall Quality

OC landed the #880 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 24 colleges in Oklahoma, OC is ranked at #6.

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Is It Hard to Get Into OC?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Oklahoma Christian University is a competitive 63%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 29% 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 620. Math scores were between 490 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Oklahoma Christian University  ( 500 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Oklahoma Christian University  ( 490 to 600 )
OC received ACT scores from 86% 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 14 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Oklahoma Christian University is 98%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  98 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

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from OC have a four-year graduation rate of 31%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  31 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at OC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,972 undergraduates at OC with 1,846 being full-time and 126 being part-time.

OC Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 93.62 out of 100, OC is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  93.62 out of 100
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How Much Does Oklahoma Christian University Cost?

The overall average net price of OC is $19,791. 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 +
$16,485 $15,545 $18,590 $20,787 $23,687

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 57% of students took out student loans averaging $6,807 a year. That adds up to $27,228 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at OC is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out 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 $38,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 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

Oklahoma Christian University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Edmond, Oklahoma. Edmond is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Oklahoma Christian University

Contact details for OC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, OK 73013
Phone: 405-425-5000

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, 337 received undergraduate degrees and 222 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 37 $52,100
Design & Applied Arts 25 $31,600
Teacher Education Grade Specific 23 $35,200
Mechanical Engineering 21 $51,300
Computer Science 19 NA
Marketing 18 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 17 $27,400
Finance & Financial Management 13 NA
General Biology 13 NA
Communication & Media Studies 13 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 2017-2018, 475 students took at least one online class at Oklahoma Christian University. This is a decrease from the 545 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 475 131
2016-2017 545 160
2015-2016 613 186
2014-2015 604 189
2013-2014 472 186

Learn more about online learning at Oklahoma Christian University.


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