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Oklahoma Christian University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Oklahoma Christian University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. 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

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 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.

OC is also ranked #6 out of 24 schools in Oklahoma.

See all of the rankings for Oklahoma Christian University.

Is It Hard to Get Into OC?

Acceptance Rate

Oklahoma Christian University has an acceptance rate of 63%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for OC.

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 )
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SAT Math Scores for Oklahoma Christian University  ( 490 to 600 )
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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

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Oklahoma Christian University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 98%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  98 out of 100
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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
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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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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Oklahoma Christian University.

Excellent Overall Diversity at OC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,742 undergraduates at OC with 1,659 being full-time and 83 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from OC make around $38,500 per year during the early years of their employment. 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.

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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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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
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, 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 options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

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.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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