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Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Overview

Oklahoma State University - Main Campus is a public institution situated in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Stillwater is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Known For?

18,221 Full-Time Undergraduates
$14,878 Avg Cost After Aid
74% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest degree offered at Oklahoma State is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 88% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Oklahoma State with a bachelor's degree make about $46,500 a year. That's 14% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Rankings

Oklahoma State landed the #458 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, it is ranked at #4.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Oklahoma State has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Oklahoma State

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 139
Best Colleges for Diversity 220
Best Colleges for International Students 251
Best Colleges for the Money 255
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 302
Best Colleges 458

Where Is Oklahoma State University - Main Campus?

Location of Oklahoma State University - Main Campus

Contact details for Oklahoma State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078-1015
Phone: 405-744-5000
Website: www.okstate.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oklahoma-State-University/39013362306
Twitter: https://twitter.com/okstate

How Do I Get Into Oklahoma State?

You can apply to Oklahoma State online at: admissions.okstate.edu/apply/

Admission Requirements for Oklahoma State

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Oklahoma State?

74% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
21% Submit SAT Scores
Oklahoma State has an acceptance rate of 74%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 21% of students accepted to Oklahoma State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 630. Math scores were between 530 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Oklahoma State University - Main Campus  ( 540 to 630 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Oklahoma State University - Main Campus  ( 530 to 630 )
200
800
Oklahoma State received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 27. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Oklahoma State University - Main Campus  ( 21 to 27 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Oklahoma State University - Main Campus  ( 20 to 27 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Oklahoma State University - Main Campus  ( 22 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford Oklahoma State University - Main Campus?

$14,878 Net Price
48% Take Out Loans
7.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Oklahoma State is $14,878. 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 Oklahoma State

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,320 $10,553 $15,041 $19,185 $20,831

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

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 Oklahoma State, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $6,441 a year. That adds up to $25,764 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Oklahoma State is 7.0%. 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.

Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

18,221 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 20,992 undergraduate students at Oklahoma State, with 18,221 being full-time and 2,771 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Oklahoma State

There are also 4,303 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 18,221 full-time undergraduates at Oklahoma State, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Oklahoma State

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Oklahoma State University - Main Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Oklahoma State Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 311
Black or African American 777
Hispanic or Latino 1,353
White 12,376
International Students 748
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,656

Geographic Diversity

Oklahoma students aren't the only ones who study at Oklahoma State University - Main Campus. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 110 countries are represented at Oklahoma State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Oklahoma State University - Main Campus

1,618 Took All Classes Online
9,808 Took At Least One Class Online
3.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 10 bachelor’s degree and 25 master’s degree programs available online at Oklahoma State. In 2017-2018, 9,808 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the most popular in Oklahoma for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Oklahoma State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Oklahoma State University - Main Campus was 3.8%. This is the #1,757 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Oklahoma State regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Oklahoma State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 9%
Chemical Engineering 23%
Communication Sciences 24%
Computer & Information Sciences 2%
Computer Information Systems 7%
Education 2%
Educational Administration 32%
Electronics Engineering Technology 10%
Engineering Technologies 9%
Health & Physical Education 59%
Health Professions 19%
Human Resource Management 80%
Instructional Media Design 11%
International Agriculture 4%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 13%
Liberal Arts General Studies 13%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 16%
Nursing 56%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 34%
Psychology 9%
Public Health 18%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 18%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Oklahoma State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Oklahoma State.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Agricultural Engineering #1
International Agriculture #1
Plant Sciences #7
Statistics #8
General Engineering Technology #9
Chemical Engineering #11
General Agriculture #12
General Family & Consumer Sciences #14
Electronics Engineering Technology #15
Other Engineering #17
Industrial Engineering #21
Mechanical Engineering #25
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #29
Electrical Engineering #32
Fire Protection #39
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #41
Mathematics & Statistics #42
Computer Systems Networking #43
Finance & Financial Management #56
Entrepreneurial Studies #61
Health & Physical Education #79
Public Health #81
Engineering #90
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #93
Marketing #99
Human Development & Family Studies #103
Human Resource Management #107
Engineering Technologies #124
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #126
Computer Information Systems #136
Teacher Education Subject Specific #156
Educational Administration #209
Teacher Education Grade Specific #216
Computer & Information Sciences #310
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #368
Nursing #385
Liberal Arts General Studies #412
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #412

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%.

Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Majors

In 2017-2018, Oklahoma State University - Main Campus awarded 9,798 undergraduate degrees and 2,472 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 147 34 0
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 75 0 0
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 152 5 6
Agricultural Engineering 0 20 6 6
Agricultural Public Services 0 69 6 0
Air Transportation 0 77 11 0
Animal Science 0 234 6 5
Applied Mathematics 0 0 7 0
Architectural Engineering 0 12 0 0
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 28 0 0
Area Studies 0 7 0 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 74 2 5
Botany/Plant Biology 0 4 5 0
Business Administration & Management 0 409 134 16
Business/Managerial Economics 0 27 1 2
Chemical Engineering 0 81 6 8
Chemistry 0 18 5 17
Civil Engineering 0 59 9 6
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 11 24
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 10 0
Communication Sciences 0 75 22 0
Computer Engineering 0 30 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 155 76 1
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 10 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 43 0 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 30 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 61 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 12 0 0
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 56 16 2
Economics 0 14 0 0
Educational Administration 0 0 33 14
Electrical Engineering 0 49 17 9
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 21 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 52 15 0
Environmental Engineering 0 0 2 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 187 3 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 50 4 0
Fire Protection 0 45 13 3
Food Science Technology 0 12 1 1
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 115 0 0
General Agriculture 0 0 4 0
General Biology 0 65 1 1
General Education 0 0 2 12
General Engineering Technology 0 0 2 0
General English Literature 0 50 6 9
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 0 0 11
General Psychology 0 172 10 5
Geography & Cartography 0 9 3 2
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 20 15 8
Health & Physical Education 0 25 8 4
History 0 25 2 3
Horticulture 0 5 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 68 8 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 128 28 0
Human Sciences Business Services 0 0 3 0
Industrial Engineering 0 36 17 2
Instructional Media Design 0 0 14 0
International Agriculture 0 0 25 0
International Business 0 49 0 0
International Studies 0 0 12 0
Journalism 0 17 0 0
Landscape Architecture 0 8 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 254 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 41 0
Marketing 0 304 0 0
Materials Engineering 0 0 2 0
Mathematics 0 31 5 4
Mechanical Engineering 0 258 21 7
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 69 0 0
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 69 5 4
Music 0 12 12 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 15 8 5
Natural Sciences 0 0 2 0
Nursing 0 16 0 0
Nutrition Science 0 0 10 1
Other Engineering 0 0 36 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 29 4 0
Petroleum Engineering 0 0 1 0
Philosophy 0 18 8 0
Physics 0 7 1 5
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 25 0 0
Plant Sciences 0 13 4 2
Political Science & Government 0 59 7 0
Public Health 0 77 17 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 143 0 0
Romance Languages 0 12 0 0
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 2 0 0
Sociology 0 60 2 4
Soil Sciences 0 24 9 1
Statistics 0 3 3 2
Student Counseling 0 0 33 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 147 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 63 6 5
Veterinary Medicine 0 0 0 85
Writing Studies 0 0 5 0
Zoology 0 42 18 9
Total 0 9,798 1,840 632

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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