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Oklahoma City University Overview

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

What Is Oklahoma City University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$29,126 Avg Cost After Aid
79% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at OCU may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at OCU is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at OCU.
  • In <nil>, 58% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from OCU with a bachelor's degree make about $50,325 a year. That's 23% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • The average OCU student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Oklahoma City University?


Contact details for OCU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2501 N Blackwelder, Oklahoma City, OK 73106-1402
Phone: 405-208-5000

How Do I Get Into OCU?

You can apply to OCU online at:

Admission Requirements for OCU

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into OCU?

79% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
21% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Oklahoma City University is 79%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 81%.

Average Test Scores

About 21% of students accepted to OCU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 640. Math scores were between 510 and 593.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Oklahoma City University  ( 530 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for Oklahoma City University  ( 510 to 593 )
OCU received ACT scores from 69% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 29. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Oklahoma City University  ( 20 to 29 )
ACT Math Scores for Oklahoma City University  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Oklahoma City University  ( 22 to 28 )

Can I Afford Oklahoma City University?

$29,126 Net Price
53% Take Out Loans
1.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of OCU is $29,126. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At OCU, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $6,816 a year. That adds up to $27,264 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at OCU is 1.3%. 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.

Oklahoma City University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,383 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,429 undergraduate students at OCU, with 1,383 being full-time and 46 being part-time.


There are also 1,122 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,383 full-time undergraduates at OCU, 33% are male and 67% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Oklahoma City University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 37
Black or African American 74
Hispanic or Latino 165
White 886
International Students 69
Other Races/Ethnicities 152

Geographic Diversity

Oklahoma students aren't the only ones who study at Oklahoma City University. At this time, 35 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 53 countries are represented at OCU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Singapore.

Online Learning at Oklahoma City University

106 Took All Classes Online
506 Took At Least One Class Online
51.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 506 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at OCU has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 39th most popular in Oklahoma for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of OCU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Oklahoma City University was 51.0%. This is the #662 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at OCU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*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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