Engineering

2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering in Oklahoma

4 Colleges
1,695 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,005 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Engineering School for You

Best Value Colleges for Engineering in OklahomaOut of the majors we analyze each year, engineering was ranked 3rd in Oklahoma. In fact, 1,695 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.3% of all the engineering bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Engineering in Oklahoma ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. For this ranking, we are identifying those engineering schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Engineering Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Engineering Schools in Oklahoma

Check out the engineering programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Engineering Schools in Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University - Main Campus comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Oklahoma State is a very large public school located in the distant town of Stillwater. In addition to being on our best value list, Oklahoma State has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering in Oklahoma ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Oklahoma State is 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $26,971. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State is $119,212. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#2

University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

University of Tulsa earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. University of Tulsa is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Tulsa. University of Tulsa also made our Best Colleges for Engineering in Oklahoma list, coming in at #1.

It takes the average student at University of Tulsa about 4.3 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $30,647. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from University of Tulsa is $130,863. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Our rankings recognize University of Oklahoma Norman Campus as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Norman, University of Oklahoma is a public school with a very large student population. University of Oklahoma also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering in Oklahoma rankings.

The average student at University of Oklahoma graduates in less than 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $30,331. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from University of Oklahoma is $134,973. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Oklahoma Christian University. OC is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Edmond. OC did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Engineering in Oklahoma list.

The average student at OC graduates in less than 4.3 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $24,069. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the OC is $103,737. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Colleges in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 3,055
Texas 10,120
New Mexico 804

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 538
Chemical Engineering 223
Petroleum Engineering 185
Electrical Engineering 170
Industrial Engineering 131

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,150
Computer & Information Sciences 666
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 588
Engineering Technologies 375
Physical Sciences 325

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Petty Officer 3rd Class Declan Barnes.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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